Jordan’s veterinary medicine exports reach $200 million to multiple markets

veterinarian is giving injection to the cat
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AMMAN — Representative of the pharmaceutical and medical supplies sectors at Jordan Chamber of Industry (JCI), Fadi Atrash, estimated the existing export opportunities in the Kingdom's veterinary medicine and pesticide industries to multiple foreign markets at about $200 million.اضافة اعلان

Atrash said a total of 31 establishments are working in Jordan's veterinary medicine industry, which constitute 20.5 percent of the total number of entities operating in the therapeutic industries and medical supplies sector, and employ 1,052 workers, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

He noted total capital of companies operating in veterinary medicines and pesticides amounts to JD38 million, which constitutes 23 percent of the total capital of establishments operating in the therapeutic industries and medical supplies sector.

Atrash noted added value of the Kingdom's veterinary medicine and pesticide industries sector amounts to more than JD99 million, with a production volume of JD195 million, adding its exports during the past year amounted to JD87 million, while its sales in the local market stood at about JD108 million.

He also pointed out that Jordanian veterinary medicine and pesticide industry offers a diverse range of commodities and items and have connections to several other industries, particularly preventive medical medicines, vaccines, hormones, and nutritional supplements.

He stressed the need to facilitate registration procedures for the local product of veterinary medicines and pesticides and enhance cooperation in the field of veterinary treatments, pesticides, and insecticides with a number of countries that constitute a "major" gateway for "highly competitive" Jordanian products.

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