Rise in foreign arrivals pushes travel receipts up by 14.2 pct in June
Current account surplus at 842.3 million in June, assisted by services balance
Primary cash balance posts deficit of 46 mln at end of July
Industrial turnover up by 8.1 pct in June for eighth consecutive rise
Budget primary surplus at 3.05 bln in 7-month, above target on underspend
Building activity up by 45.7 pct in May, highest since Dec 2005
Travel receipts up 17 pct in May as average expenditure per trip rebounds
Greece's travel receipts continued heading north at a double-digit rate in May, when they rose by 17 percent in May from 16.3 percent in April, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
The absolute figures showed travel receipts stood at 1.22 billion euros this May from 1.04 billion last year, while travel payments soared 31.7 percent to 218 million.
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