Jordan foreign trade rises by over 34%
Jordan's volume of foreign trade rose by 34.2 percent during the first seven months of 2004 versus the same period of last year, according to the Department of
According to Petra news agency, the department attributed this increase to a rise in the volume of exports by nearly 30 percent and imports by 36.5 percent.
The United States was the main importer of Jordanian goods with a total of JD359.3 million, followed by Iraq with JD223.6 million and India with JD84.9 million. These markets accounted for 52 percent of the total of national exports in the said period.
Saudi Arabia ranked first among the major countries exporting to Jordan. The value of Jordan's imports from Saudi Arabia stood at JD628.8 million followed by China with JD267 million, the United States with JD199.9 million and Germany with JD198.6 million. (menareport.com)
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