Remittances and tourism income up in Jordan
Expatriates’ remittances [to Jordan] went up during the first quarter of this year by 4.1 per cent compared to the same period in 2012, reaching $836 million.
According to the Central Bank of Jordan figures, tourism revenues also went up by 1.7 per cent during the first quarter of 2013 compared to last year, standing at around $777 million.
The expatriates’ remittances recorded a 4 per cent increase in March, compared to the same month of last year, reaching $307.5 million.
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