Travel balance down by 29 pct in April as receipts slump
April current account deficit at 1.34 bln as goods deficit grows
Industrial turnover rises by 6.7 pct in April for fourth positive reading
Primary cash surplus at 6.4 bln in year to date, expenditure rises during May
Turnover in services sector shows deteriorations in Q1 2018
Budget primary surplus at 1.54 bln in May on revenue rise, sharp investment underspend
C/A surplus of 0.7 pct of GDP in 2013 is Greece's first for decades
Greece posted a current account (C/A) surplus of 1.24 billion euros (0.7 percent of GDP) in 2013 for first time in at least six decades, following a deficit of 4.62 billion in 2012 (2.4 percent of GDP), according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
The C/A deficit in December more than halved to 215 million from 479 million last year owing to a jump in the current transfers surplus by 580 million, mainly reflecting SMP income of 534 million and an increase in the services surplus by 169 million, w...
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