Greek current account deficit shrinks in March

Thu May 22, 2014 4:21am EDT

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ATHENS, May 22 (Reuters) - Greece's current account deficit
shrank in March from the same month last year, according to
balance of payments figures released by the central bank on
Thursday.
    The deficit stood at 44 million euros ($60.12 million) from
1.24 billion euros in March 2013.
    Tourism revenues rose to 195 million euros in March from 151
million in the same month in 2013.
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    KEY FIGURES (bln euros)        2014         2013
    January                      -0.295       -0.314
    February                     -0.709       -0.684
    March                        -0.044       -1.241
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    source: Bank of Greece    
($1 = 0.7318 Euros)

 (Reporting by George Georgiopoulos; Editing by Karolina
Tagaris)
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