Jordan's foreign trade exchanges rose, during the first five months in 2004, by 33.6% compared to the same period
of 2003, the monthly bulletin of Industry and Trade Ministry said.
"The increase is attributed to the rise of imports by 34.6% and exports by 43.5%," the bulletin reported, indicating that re-exports declined by 5.1%.
"The United states was the main importer of Jordanian goods with 27% followed by Iraq with 17.4%, then Syria with 6.3%, Saudi Arabia with 6% and India with 5.2%," the bulletin added. (menareport.com)
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