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National per capita debt falls in September

National per capita debt falls in September

Taipei, Oct. 7 (CNA) The average national debt shouldered by each citizen in Taiwan fell at the end of September from a month earlier, according to the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Finance. The national debt per capita at the end of September was NT$230,000 (US$7,553), down NT$1,000 from the previous month, the ministry said. At the end of September, Taiwan's outstanding long-term debt with a maturity of more than one year totaled NT$5.27 trillion, while the country's short-term debt was NT$125 billion. (By Wei Shu and Elaine Hou)


Updated : 2021-07-24 17:07 GMT+08:00