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Floor space of residential buildings under construction in China goes down in 2016

China National Statistical Office gives notice of the publication of new numbers on construction in China. Building starts barely diminished by 1.29 percent in 2016.

Floor space of residential buildings under construction in China goes down in 2016
Date Ten Thousand Square Meter Variation
2016 660 662.06 -1.29
2015 669 297.13 -2.87
2014 689 041.19 2.36
2013 673 163.31 9.46
2012 614 990.56 6.97
2011 574 909.88 19.58
2010 480 772.88 11.43
2009 431 463.19 18.42
2008 364 354.38 15.44
2007 315 629.81 18.85

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