Irbid exports rise by 43% in June

Irbid Chamber of Industry building
(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Irbid Chamber of Industry on Sunday reported that the Irbid governorate’s revenue from exports rose by 43 percent, with the total value of the certificates of origin for June hitting $116 million, compared to last June’s $81.3 million, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The chamber also stated that Al-Hasan Industrial City exported 96 percent of the governorate’s total exports at $111.2 million, while Cyber City exported 3 percent at $4.3 million.

Exports transported by the Arab Countries Agreement sat at $5.4 million.
According to the head of Irbid Industry Chamber, Hani Abu Hassan, the leather and textile sector produced around 92.7 percent of Irbid’s total exports, touching a record $107.8 million, while the therapeutic industries and medical supplies sector brought $2.1 million.

He added that exports to the United States reached more than $88 million, composing 76 percent of Irbid’s total exports, while exports to Arab countries only reached 6.6 percent.

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