A total of 36 bad cheques, worth pound 566,732, were issued in October 2023, with 21 persons (14 legal entities and 7 natural persons) being registered in the preliminary list of the Central Information Register for the Issuers of Dishonoured Cheques (CIR), maintained by the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC). Between January and September 2023, according to data released by the CBC on Wednesday, 280 dishounored checques, with a total value of pound 1,536,853, were registered in the preliminary list of the CIR. The amount for the 10-month period of 2023 has exceeded the total amount of dishonoured cheques for 2023, which amounted to pound 1,518,669. In this period, the bad cheques were issued by 192 persons (109 legal entities and 83 natural persons), compared to 258 in the corresponding period last year. In addition, according to the data of the CBC, 21 persons were registered in the CIR in October 2023, of whom 9 were legal entities, 2 natural persons and 10 natural persons who control legal entities. During the first ten months of this year, a total of 228 persons were registered in the CIR, compared to 209 persons in the same period last year.
Source: Cyprus News Agency