Finance Mιnistry: Private sector arrears to the state up in December 2017

Private sector arrears to the state totaled 101.8 billion euros in December 2017, the finance ministry said on Thursday.

The report noted that old arrears (created before the end of 2016) fell to 88.934 billion euros in December 2017, from 89.108 billion in November, while new arrears (created in 2017) grew by 1.3 billion euros to 12.931 billion in December from 11.631 in November. Greek authorities have imposed forced collection measures on 1,050,077 debtors and said that such measures could be imposed on another 1,744,115 debtors in the future.