Jewelry, chemical exports show strong growth in 7 months

Downtown Amman Gold Market
(File photo: Jordan News)
AMMANJordan's exports of jewelry and chemical products surged in the first seven months of the year, prompting growth in the overall value of national exports.اضافة اعلان

Foreign trade data released on Monday by the Department of Statistics (DoS) showed jewelry exports increased 80.5 percent, chemical products 19.9 percent and exports of other materials were up 15.7 percent, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

That trade data also showed that during the comparison period, exports of clothing, fertilizers, raw potash, and phosphate declined by 8.6 percent, 17.3 percent, 31.5 percent, and 16 percent, respectively. 

The report showed that from the beginning of the year until the end of July, national exports increased by 1.3 percent, reaching JD4.914 billion, compared to JD4.853 billion for the same period last year.

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