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Greeks switch to bartering because there's not enough currency




Greeks are turning to the age-old system of bartering to help combat the country's liquidity crisis.

Artistic designs are being exchanged for olive oil, accounting tips for office supplies, and 6,000 new users signed up for online bartering site Tradenow after capital controls were imposed in June, according to the New York Times.

"In Greece there's a major liquidity problem," Thodoris Roussos, a Greek butcher who bought a new truck with his own meat, told the Times.

Read Full Story: http://fortune.com/2015/09/21/greece-bartering-eco...

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