Jordanian imports of Israeli vegetables and fruits down
According to figures published by the Ministry of Agriculture of Jordan, the imports of vegetables and fruits from Israel dropped significantly in 2010. According to figures cited by the "al Ghad" newspaper, imports from Israel reached 793 tonnes of vegetables and fruits, compared to 2768 tonnes in 2010.
These figures indicate a significant decrease in the volume of Israeli exports to the Kingdom, compared to past years, as the volume of Jordan's imports of vegetables and fruits from Israel amounted to 4300 tons in 2008, and 11 thousand tons in 2007. Meanwhile, the volume of Jordanian exports to Israel during the last year amounted to 5224 tons, with the volume of vegetables - 1701 tons, while the share of fruit amounted to 3523 tons.