Yemen’s GDP Increases 6.5 percent in 2000
Yemen’s total gross domestic product (GDP) increased 6,5 percent in 2000, reaching 124 million dollars, reported the weekly Yemen Times newspaper on Tuesday.
The paper quoted a report by the central bank as saying that trade balance reached $126 million during the same period.
“The Central Bank reserves and gross income of the hard currency reached to $282 million by the end of 2000 in comparison to $135 million in 1999.”
Foreign debt had also decreased by 1 percent in 2000 in comparison to 4,8 percent in 1999, said the report – Albawaba.com