Oil imports increase by 69.9% in first four months of 2022

2. Jordan's imports of Iraqi oil rise 27% FM
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AMMAN — Jordan’s imports of crude and oil derivatives rose by 69.9 percent in the first four months of the year compared to 2021, according to data from the Department of Statistics carried by Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

In the same period, imports increased for jewelry by 70.6 percent; machinery and machine tools by 9.9 percent; vehicles, bikes, and spare parts by 13.5 percent; machinery, electrical appliances, and their parts by 8.2 percent; and plastics and associated products by 35.2.

The department’s data also showed that the value of exports stood at JD2.7 billion, an increase of 48.3 percent compared to the first four months of last year, while national exports amounted to JD2.4 billion, an increase of 52.2 percent, and the value of reexports amounted to JD230.2 million, an increase of 16.1 percent. Jordan imported JD5.8 billion during the first third of 2022, an increase of 33.2 percent compared to the same period of 2021.

The Kingdom’s trade balance stood at JD JD3.1 billion, an increase of 22.3 percent during the first four months of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021.

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