JEBA explores cooperation opportunities with Germany

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AMMAN — The Board of Directors of Jordan-Europe Business Association (JEBA) discussed with the German Ambassador to Jordan, Bernhard Kampmann, future cooperation opportunities and mechanisms for strengthening Jordanian-German economic relations, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

A JEBA statement on Sunday said its directors stressed the importance of strengthening joint cooperation and expanding networks of contacts, cooperation and partnership between the two sides’ business owners and investors.

JEBA President Ali Murad called on the German side to strengthen its investment projects in the Kingdom, especially in energy, tourism, medicine fields and take advantage of privileges granted to foreign investors, including Jordan’s free trade agreements signed with many countries and economic blocs.

Lauding the “deep-rooted” joint relations between the two countries, Murad pointed to potential cooperation with German partners to start a pilot project to manufacture green hydrogen and export Jordanian products to Germany and European countries as an important gateway to enter the EU market.

Meanwhile, JEBA members stressed the need to facilitate visa procedures for JEBA members at the German Embassy in Amman, and called on granting them long-stay permits.

They also urged strengthening cooperation channels with JEBA and the German Embassy in the economic field, and to take part in specialized German exhibitions.

In this regard, they stressed the need to intensify JEBA’s cooperation with the German Embassy, and discuss the possibility of joint cooperation with the German-Arab Chamber Of Industry & Commerce, as well as organize a delegation’s visit to Germany.

Highlighting the importance of employing Jordanian workers in Germany in various sectors, they referred to providing vocational training to enter the German market after studying the required needs.

Jordanian exports to Germany amounted to JD13 million between January and July, while the Kingdom imported JD236 million worth of German goods in the same period this year.

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