Jordan's exports through AFTZA up by 36.6%
Jordan's exports through the Arab Free Trade Zone Agreement (AFTZA) increased in 2004 by 36.6% to reach JD888 million compared to JD 650 million,
according to the monthly bulletin of the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The Agreement includes Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen, and the Palestinian Authority, Petra reported.
Meanwhile, Jordan's exports to all Arab countries, including the non-member countries in the agreement, went up by 35.6% to reach JD 938 million compared to JD 691 million, added the bulletin. This forms 40.2 % of the total exports of the Kingdom.