Travel balance rises to 66 mln in January
January current account deficit at 1.18 bln as underlying components deteriorate
Industrial turnover down by 7.6 pct in January
Primary cash surplus at 832 mln in February
Displaying seasonal features, Feb hirings balance beats last year by 11,212 jobs
Budget primary balance at 823 mln in Feb, beating target with help of higher revenues
Greece moves closer to lifting all capital controls as limits on cash withdrawals removed
Greece’s Finance Ministry (MoF) announced late on Thursday that further relaxations were being applied to the capital controls imposed in the summer of 2015 as the government pushes to abolish them completely in the coming months.
The latest announcement revealed that all limitations were being lifted on cash withdrawals from October 1. In addition, Greeks abroad will be able to withdraw up to 5,000 euros in banks not located in Greece.
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