Gross Public Debt at JOD22.9 Billion

تم نشره في Mon 18 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
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AMMAN — Gross National public debt took yet another rise by the end of January 2016, reaching JOD22.887 billion from JOD22.847 billion, according to an official periodical issued by the Government Monday.

The Ministry of Finance underlined that the increase in public debt results from financing public balance deficits and guaranteed loans to the National Electricity and Water Authority entities, for net public debts to comprise 85.9 per cent of the Kingdom’s GDP, increasing 0.1 per cent.

Total national public debt by the end of January amounts to JOD24.924 billion, at 93.6 per cent of Jordan’s GDP.