Middle East Economic Survey
BUDGETS AND REVENUES
Irans External Debt Rises To $12.1Bn By March 2004
Irans total external debt on 20 March 2004 (the end of the Iranian year 1382, which started on 21 March 2003) rose by $1.496bn to $12.100bn from $10.604bn on 21 December 2003, according to statistics published by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) in its latest quarterly bulletin, Economic Trends. The latest figure represents a 31% increase in the debt stock over the...