Jordan’s public debt surpasses JD39.6B

Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Finance. (File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — The total public debt of Jordan, including the debt owed by the government to the Social Security Investment Fund, has increased to JD39.695 billion by the end of June in the current year. This amount represents 114.1 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).اضافة اعلان

According to data from the Ministry of Finance, the government has borrowed JD1.206 billion from the beginning of the current year until the end of June, Ammon News reported. The total public debt was JD38.489 billion by the end of the previous year and has now reached JD39.695 billion by the end of June.

The data also shows that the total amount borrowed by the government from the Social Security Investment Fund has reached JD8.446 billion by the end of June.

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