Greek Tax Revenue Increases 19.5% in November, Says

Greek tax revenue in November climbed 19.5 percent from the same month last year to 5 billion euros ($6.5 billion), reported, citing unnamed government officials.

Tax revenue in the first 11 months of 2010 increased by 5 percent from a year earlier to 45.5 billion euros, nearing an annual target of 6 percent growth, the website reported. The government needs to collect 6 billion euros in December to meet its 2010 target, said.

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