Cyprus, the home of Aphrodite, the God of love, is a mysterious and beautiful country on the island of the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Long history, splendid culture, magnificent landscape, charming coastline, blue sky and blue sea, and sunny beach all show the unique charm of the island of love god.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued a statement on October 10, 2017, raising Cyprus's economic growth from 2.5% to 3.4% in 2017. In 2018, the economic growth rate is expected to be 2.6%, which is the fastest growing country in the EU.
International rating agency Fitch released a report on October 21, 2017, upgrading Cyprus's sovereign credit rating from BB-to BB, with a positive outlook.
Cyprus's overall tourism growth in 2013-2016 was 32%, far faster than that in the world (13%) and Europe (9%).
From January to October 2017, the number of foreign tourists to Cyprus was 3.488 million, an increase of 14.6% over the same period last year. Tourism revenue will exceed the 2.6 billion euro mark, accounting for more than 14% of the country's GDP.
From January to October 2017, the real estate sales of Cyprus overseas market increased 45% in the same period, reaching 1840 sets, while the domestic market sales increased 11% in the same period, reaching 4451 sets.