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Thursday, May 09, 2013 - 05.13 GMT
Tourism earnings grew at a healthy rate CB


Earnings from tourism in March 2013 grew at a healthy rate of 16.2 per cent to US dollars 108 million, while cumulative earnings from tourism recorded a growth of 19.1 per cent over the first quarter of 2012, stated the Central Bank in its External Sector Performance Reviews.

In the meantime, tourist arrivals in March 2013 increased by 7.7 per cent to 98,155, thus raising total tourist arrivals during the first quarter of 2013 to 288,798.

Accordingly, tourist arrivals in the first quarter of 2013 have recorded a growth of 10.9 per cent.






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