Jordan's January energy bill nearly doubles
Jordan's energy bill rose by 97 per cent in January this year, reaching JD510 million, compared with around JD258 million last January, according a Department of Statistics (DoS) report issued on Monday.
The cost of crude oil rose to JD252.5 million during January 2012 from JD140 million during the same month last year, the report said.
The country also paid JD130.5 million for diesel, compared to JD24 million last January, according to the DoS report, a copy of which was sent to The Jordan Times yesterday.
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