Industrial exports increased by 15% in early 2023 due to seasonal demand

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AMMAN — Seasonal demand in the lead-up to the holy month of Ramadan caused a 15-percent increase in Jordanian industrial exports from the beginning of the year through the end of February compared to the same to months last year, President of the Jordan and Amman Chambers of Industry (JACI) Fathi Al-Jaghbir said.اضافة اعلان

In an interview with Hala News, Jaghbir noted that the Kingdom’s total industrial export value during the two-month period stood at nearly JD1.4 billion.

He attributed this rise to increased imports of Jordanian products by Arab countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Palestine, the UAE, and Egypt in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan.

The month of Ramadan, he explained, is one of the seasons when demand for various industrial products “rises dramatically”. These tend to include food and catering products, in addition plastic, glass, paper, and cardboard products.

Food exportsThe Kingdom’s food industries are diverse and offer high quality, Jaghbir said. The volume of sector exports totaled more than $855 million during 2022, achieving a growth of more than 8 percent over 2021 figures.

Products from this sector are exported to more than 111 markets around the world, the most prominent of which are the Saudi, Iraqi, and other Arab markets.