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Overseas travel down 19 per cent

Cyprus residents’ trips abroad dropped 19 per cent year-on-year in April, the statistical service said on Thursday.
The service said 84,688 residents travelled overseas in April compared with 104,493 in the same month last year.
It is the fourth consecutive drop this year.
March saw a 6.0 per cent drop, while trips abroad fell by 17.5 per cent in February.
January recorded a 22.4 per cent drop, although the figure was based on estimates, the service said.
In December 2012, Cyprus residents’ travels rose slightly by 0.6 per cent.


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