YEREVAN, May 7. / ARKA /. Armenia’s total public debt amounted approximately to $4.560.6 billion in late March, a decrease of 0.86% or $53.1 million from the previous month, according to the National Statistical Service (NSS).
The total public debt when compared to the beginning of the year was down by 0.6 %, it said.
According to NSS, Armenia’s external debt decreased by 1.2 % or $47 million to $3.867.5 billionю About $3. 375.2 billion of the external debt was owed by the government. It fell by 0.86 % or $29.5 million in one month.
Another $492.2 million of the external debt were owed by the Central Bank. It dropped by 3.4% from the previous month of February.
Armenia’s domestic debt stood at $693.1 million, down by 0.86 % or $6 million from the previous month.
Of that amount $658.7 million were government bonds purchased by residents. Eurobonds stood at $23.9 million, $8 million of the debt were loans and $2.35 million - warranties ($ 1 - 413.29 drams). M.M.-0-