Greece’s economy is continuing to show signs of regeneration, with the latest figures on the country’s exports and imports showing promise.

Greece’s balance of trade deficit is up by €2.8 billion in comparison to 2016, growing to €21.5 billion in 2017, reports Naftemporiki.

Greek exports saw an increase of 13 per cent during the preceding year, reaching €28.8 billion according to Eurostat. Exports going to countries within the European Union made up 8.8 per cent of exports, while 20 per cent went further abroad to third countries.

Meanwhile figures for imports weren’t far off, at least where percentages were concerned. They increased by 13 per cent, totalling €50.3 billion.