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 rebound by 7.3 pct in August, partly reflecting higher spending per trip
Greece's travel receipts rose by 7.3 percent in August, more than double the previous month’s rate of 3.5 percent, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures indicated on Thursday.
The absolute figures showed travel receipts stood at 3.4 billion in August with the corresponding payment up 10 percent to 214 million. As a result, the travel surplus improved by 7.1 percent reaching 3.18 billion in August from 2.97 billion last year.
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