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Central Bank of Jordan’s assets reach JOD14.4bn

Currency assets reached JOD1.8bn, the public sector’s debt reached JOD1.09bn and the central government's debt reached JOD1.09bn

The total assets of the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) stood at JOD14.4 billion at the end of May this year, reports Sharjah24.

According to the CBJ, the total assets of foreign currency amounted to JOD12.3bn, of which JOD949 million were gold, JOD112.7m were special drawing rights, JOD5.1bn were cash, bank balances and deposits, JOD5.3bn were bonds and bills and JOD766m were foreign financial securities.

The Jordanian currency assets reached JOD1.8bn, the public sector’s debt reached JOD1.09bn and the central government’s debt reached JOD1.09bn.

This is while bonds, notes and government securities amounted to JOD769m, the total loans and credits reached JOD 20.6m and the contribution to international institutions at fair value of JOD 308m.

Licensed banks’ debts amounted to JOD345m, financial institutions’ total debts amounted to JOD76.2m, the private sector’s debts amounted to JOD23.4m and the total for other assets reached JOD275m.

(JOD1 = AED5.18, at the time of publishing)