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Tourists spend record amounts

in News · 02-11-2017 13:56:00 · 0 Comments

Foreign tourists visiting Portugal during the summer have broken all spending records.

Numbers released by the Bank of Portugal, show that payments and cash withdrawals done with the use of foreign issued bank cards totalled just under 1.6 billion euros between the beginning of July and the end of September. The central bank spending by foreign tourists has been rising strongly since 2015. The United Kingdom led the total purchases with 348 million euros, following closely by France, with 339 milion euros.

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Edition 1450
18 November 2017
Edition: 1450

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