Budget Deficit Reaches JOD159m in 5 Months

تم نشره في Sat 30 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM - آخر تعديل في Sat 30 July / Jul 2016. 11:10 PM
  • Jordanian Dinars - (Expressive)

AMMAN — The budget deficit by end of May, 2016, according to Finance Ministry report issued on Thursday, stands at JOD158.6 millionو compared to JOD94.9 million in the same period of 2015. Excluding foreign grants, the budget deficit stands at JOD369.9 million, compared to JOD363.4 million in the same period of last year.

Domestic revenues and foreign grants rose by JOD149.1 million from JOD2.862 billion at the end of May 2015 to JOD3.11 billion in the same period of 2016.

Foreign grants in the first 5 months of this year stood at JOD211.3 million compared to JOD268.5 million in the same period of 2015.

As for domestic revenues, they rose by JOD206.3 million to JOD2.800 billion from JOD2.594 billion in the same period of 2015.

Government spending at the end of May 2015 reached JOD3.170 billion, compared to JOD2.957 billion in the same period of 2015.

(Petra)

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