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INDICATORS - Jordan - May 10

AMMAN, May 10 (Reuters) - Jordanian economic indicators based on data provided by the Central Statistics Office, the Central Bank of Jordan, Ministry of Finance and government agencies: -------------------KEY INTEREST RATES ------------------------- CURRENT EFFECTIVE PREVIOUS Central Bank discount rate 4.25 pct 22/02/2010 4.75 pct CD repurchasing rate (repo) 4.00 pct 22/02/2010 4.50 pct Overnight interbank rate 2.00 pct 22/02/2010 2.50 pct ----------------PUBLIC DEBT INSTRUMENTS----------------------- (*) CURRENT EFFECTIVE PREVIOUS 6-month Treasury Bills 2.306 pct 28/04/'10 2.285 pct 1-year Treasury Bond 3.356 pct 02/05/2010 -- pct 2-year Treasury Bond 4.261 pct 06/05/2010 4.190 pct 3-year Treasury Bond 4.656 pct 19/04/2010 4.164 pct 5-year Treasury Bond 5.726 pct 05/05/2010 5.171 pct ------------------- MONTHLY ECONOMIC INDICATORS--------------- ++++TRADE DATA++++ (All figures in million of dinars unless otherwise stated) LATEST YR-YR 2009 2008 (JAN-FEB) Domestic Exports 630.4 608.3 3,573 4,431 Re-Exports 118.3 188.2 946 1,201 Imports 1,592 1,426 9,999 12,060 Trade balance (843.7 (629.4) (5,474) (6,427) +++++INFLATION ++++++ Cost of Living Inflation (yr/yr in percent): (*) CPI index (base 100=2006) MARCH 2010 PVS MONTH Cost of Living Index 122.97 123.01 Year-on-Year change: 5.1 4.8 ---------------------GOVERNMENT BUDGET----------------------- (All figures in millions of dinars unless otherwise stated) DEC '09 DEC '08 2009 2008 Total Revenues/Grants 480.4 489.6 4,526 5,094 Including: Tax revenues 225.3 192.4 2,885 2,758 Non-tax revenues 149.7 133.4 1,288 1,596 Foreign Grants 103.4 161 333.4 718.3 Total Expenditure 957.2 597.8 5,975 5,432 Including: Current expenditures 534 473.6 4,536 4,473 Capital expenditures 423.2 124.2 1,439 958 Deficit/Surplus Including: grants (476.8) (108.2) (1,450) (338) excluding grants (580) (269.3) (1,783) (1,056) NOTE: figures in the government budget are from the latest Ministry of Finance monthly bulletin of Feb 2010. 2008 2007 2006 2005 Budget def. (excluding grants and inc. rescheduled interest) as pct of GDP: 7 7.9 7.2 10.9 Budget def. (inc grants) as pct GDP 2.2 5.1 4.3 5.3 NOTE: figures are from the Central Bank statistics. ---------------------ANNUAL INDICATORS------------------------ GDP DATA percentage growth JAN-SEPT 09 2009 2008 Nominal GDP at market prices: (pct change) 8.3 24.9 16.2 Real GDP at basic prices: 3.2 7.8 7.9 Real GDP at market prices: 2.7 7.8 8.9 Per capita GDP at current market prices (in dinars) 2,574 2,107 *GDP figures are from the Central Bank of Jordan's Monthly Statistical Bulletin Feb 2010 NOTE: -- Nominal GDP at market prices in 2008 stood at 12.05 billion dinars ($16. 9 billion) against 10.377 billion dinars in 2007. -- Per capital GDP at current market prices stood in 2008 at 2,574 dinars ($3,630) from 2,107 dinars the previous year. (All figures in million of dinars unless otherwise stated) Jan-Sept '09 2008 2007 BALANCE OF PAYMENTS: Current account (836) (1,653) (2,080) (Including) Trade Balance (3,111) (5,084) (4,574) Services Balance 396 249 (48) Current Transfers 1,466 2,505 1,970 Capital account (350) 731 1,158 Direct Foreign Investment 623.3 1,395 1,383 ---------------FOREIGN DEBT-------------------------------- 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 Foreign debt (in mln dinars) 3,869 3,640 5,253 5,186 5,056 Foreign debt as pct GDP 24.2 43.6 50 56.7 ---------------------FOREIGN CURRENCY RESERVES ----------- (in billions of dollars) MARCH 2010 FEB 2010 $11.145 $10.979 record net levels are equivalent to eight months of imports (in millions of dinars) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 7,731 5,490 4,871 4,326 3,363 in months of imports: 5.7 4.7 5.1 4.7 ---------------------------------------------------------- Jordan's economy grew an annualised real 2.8 pct in 2009 vs 5.6 pct in 2008, according to latest revised figures released by the Department of Statistics (DOS) in March 2010. --------------------------------------------------------- To access the following, click on the codes in brackets. All Jordanian news Economic indicator news (Compiled by Suleiman al-Khalidi, Amman Bureau) ($1 = 0.709 dinar) Keywords: JORDAN INDICATORS/ (suleiman.al-khalidi@thomsonreuters.com; Reuters Messaging: suleiman.al-khalidi.reuters.com@reuters.net; +96 279 5521407) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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