Greeks can with­draw just 60 eu­ros a day. Here’s what that buys.

The Washington Post Sunday - - FROM PAGE ONE - — An­thony Faiola More at wash­ing­ton­ worldviews

Greeks are fac­ing a mega cash crunch, with banks closed and ATM with­drawals lim­ited to 60 eu­ros ($66.60) per day. While the gov­ern­ment’s latest bailout pro­posal is be­ing re­viewed, the big ques­tion is whether Greece re­mains part of the 19-na­tion euro zone or drops into a fis­cal abyss that would leave banks with­out cash and drive the coun­try back to its for­mer cur­rency, the drachma. Although Greeks with debit cards can spend their daily bank limit at su­per­mar­kets or other es­tab­lish­ments that ac­cept them, some lo­ca­tions are ac­cept­ing cash only. Here’s a look at what 60 eu­ros a day can buy you in Avlona, north of Athens:

Four gal­lons of gas (15.1 liters)/ 24.8 eu­ros ($27.48)

Metro ticket (one)/1.40 eu­ros ($1.55)

Chicken (one, whole)/4.54 eu­ros ($5.04)

Cof­fee (one pack­age)/3.86 eu­ros ($4.28)

Lo­cal white wine (one bot­tle)/5.50 eu­ros ($6.10)

Greek yogurt (one pack­age)/ 3.30 eu­ros ($3.66)

Olive oil (1 liter)/6.27 eu­ros ($6.95)

Feta cheese (400 grams)/ 4.66 eu­ros ($5.11)

Onions (1 kilo)/0.46 eu­ros ($0.51)

Le­mons (1 kilo)/2.44 eu­ros ($2.70)

Pep­pers (1 kilo)/1.38 eu­ros ($1.53)

Toma­toes (1 kilo)/1.25 eu­ros ($1.39)


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