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Croatia's general govt debt up 3.12% m/m in March

Author Annie Tsoneva
Croatia's general govt debt up 3.12% m/m in March Photo: Croatian central bank, HNB

ZAGREB (Croatia), July 1 (SeeNews) - Croatia's general government debt rose 3.12% month-on-month in March, reaching 340 billion kuna ($ 54.0 billion/ 45.4 billion euro), central bank figures showed.

On an annual basis, it increased 13.9% in March, according to data published by the Croatian National Bank.

"The overall debt at the end of March stood at 91.3% of GDP at the end of March, up by 17.6 percentage points compared to March last year, when it equalled 73.7% of GDP," the central bank said in a comment.

In March, the domestic component of the general government debt increased 0.37% on the month to 218.4 billion kuna, while the external component rose by 8.47% to 121.6 billion kuna.

Croatia's general government debt increased by 12.5% to 330 billion kuna in 2020.

(1 euro = 7.4868 Croatian kuna)

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