Budget Deficit Declines to JOD317m by End of July

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AMMAN — The General budget deficit declined to JOD317 million at the end of July, 2016, from JOD374 million in the same period of 2015, according to the monthly bulletin of the Finance Ministry on Thursday.

The deficit before foreign grants would have been JOD565.7 million by the end of July this year, while it would have been JOD681.6 million in the same period of last year.

Public revenues at the end of July, including domestic and foreign grants, stood at around JOD4.111 billion, compared to JOD3.841 billion in the same period of 2015, a rise of JOD269.2 million.

Domestic revenues rose by JOD328 million standing at JOD3.862.2 billion compared to JOD3.534 billion in the same period of last year, the figures showed.

Government spending at the end of July this year stood at JOD4.428 billion compared to JOD4.216 billion, a rise by JOD212 million from the year before the ministry report said.

(Petra)

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