Jordanians exports to countries of North America, Asia rising - statistics

[7/8/2017 5:41:49 AM]

AMMONNEWS - National exports to the counties of North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) increased by 6.9 per cent in the first quarter of 2017, the Department of Statistics (DoS) said Saturday.

The US accounted for the biggest share of these exports, standing at 7%, according to DoS figures.

The DoS report showed that national exports to non-Arab Asian countries, rose by 24 per cent, including India by 4.6 percent, while exports to the Grand Arab Free Trade Zone dropped by 8 percent.

The biggest share of decline in export accounted for Saudi Arabia, which fell by 20%, followed by EU countries by 10%, the statistics revealed.

Imports from the Grand Arab Free Trade Zone and the NAFTA countries rose by 13 and 71 percent respectively, the Dos data indicated.

Other figures revealed that imports from non- Arab Asian countries regressed by 6 percent , including South Korea which dropped by 17% and EU countries by 15 percent, including Germany which fell by 8 percent.


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