Travel balance up by 14.4 pct in August, 8-month receipts show rise of 13.6 pct
Current account balance shows surplus of 1.87 bln in August
Industrial turnover falls by 8.1 pct in August
Primary cash balance surplus at 3.94 bln in September
IMF revises fiscal outlook, sees lower primary surpluses in coming years
Athens buoyed by conclusion of budget talks but IMF lowers growth forecasts
Greek trade deficit narrowed 11 pct in 2013 but exports marginally negative
Greece’s trade deficit narrowed 2.1 percent to 1.4 billion euros in December, while the respective figure for 2013 fell 11 percent to 19.34 billion, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
The change to December shows a continued deceleration since April, when it peaked with a 20.5 percent decline. The slower negative rate in the last three quarters of 2013 is attributed to exports decreasing at a higher rate than imports.
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