2020 budget deficit reaches JD2.18 billion

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AMMAN – The budget deficit of 2020 reached 106 percent, standing at JD2.182 billion, up from JD1.058 billion last year, data from the Finance Ministry’s closing statement showed.اضافة اعلان

Data indicates that public revenues were down by 9.3 percent in last year, recording JD7.029 billion.

Meanwhile, foreign grants to Jordan increased by 0.3 percent in 2020 to JD791 million, while public expenditure rose by 4.5 percent to JD9.211 billion, according to the 2020 statement.