November travel receipts drop by 42.9 pct on lower French receipts
Current account posts deficit of 1.39 bln in November
Industrial turnover drops by 7.9 pct in November
Primary cash balance surplus at 5.56 bln in December
Building permits increase by 12.6 pct in October
Travel surplus rises by 12.7 pct in 9M
Greek current account deficit grows in Dec, 2014 surplus at 1.66 bln
Greece's current account (C/A) balance showed a deficit for the third successive month in December, when it reached 870 million euros, which was more than 3.5 times higher than last year’s figure, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
The improvement in the trade deficit is attributed to a significant drop in the net oil import bill, while net payments for purchases of ships and other goods increased. Overall, exports grew 8.1 percent in December, while imports eased 0.6 percent.
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