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Foreigners spent more than one billion US dollars on Visa card transactions in Croatia last year, 24.5 per cent more than the previous year, according to data released by Visa, the electronic funds transfer facilitators.
Just as it was in 2010, Visa card holders from Germany were the largest spenders in Croatia, spending 122.8 million US dollars in 2011, a 52.1 per cent jump from 2010.
The biggest spending was in the category 'other trade' with 74.3 per cent followed by 'accommodation' with 33.6 per cent and then 'fuel' with 31.6 per cent.
Visa card holders from Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic had the highest growth of spend from the previous year, while visitors to Croatia from Norway were one of the largest nations of spenders. Norweigens spent 71 million US dollars on their Visa cards in Croatia in 2011, 20 per cent up from 2010, reported website politika plus.
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