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US economic delegation to visit Jordan — JCC

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AMMAN — A high-ranking US economic and trade delegation from Nebraska will begin a work visit to Jordan Tuesday, to review commercial and investment opportunities available in the Kingdom, Jordan Chamber of Commerce (JCC) chairman, Nael Kabariti said, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The delegation’s visit, which Nebraska Secretary of State Robert Evenn heads, comes under the theme “Innovation, Sustainability and Food Security,” and organized by the JCC, in cooperation with the National US–Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC).

Nebraska, located in the Midwest of the US, is a large producer of food and agricultural products, and is known for its manufacturing as well as information and telecommunication technology fields.

The delegation includes business owners representing the pharmaceuticals, medical laboratories, home health care, water management and sustainability, and agriculture sectors.

In addition, the delegation represents food and catering providers and distributors, agricultural engineering and tools, irrigation and environmentally friendly technologies, consultancy in higher education and university enrollment services, as well as legal advisers specialized in immigration affairs, information technology and cybersecurity.

On the sidelines of the two-day visit, the delegation will hold a workshop on Wednesday morning to discuss Jordan’s investment opportunities, privileges and areas of joint economic cooperation.

Kabariti pointed to the importance of the visit to discuss the potential to enhance economic and trade relations, identify investment opportunities available in the Kingdom and the state of Nebraska.

He lauded the level of Jordan-U.S. “historic political friendship”, stressing the Kingdom’s keenness to enhance its trade with the US and raise the level of joint economic cooperation.

Kabariti said JCC is organizing the delegation’s visit based on its continuous role in promoting Jordan’s economic opportunities, business environment and investment and creating new opportunities for trade with various countries in a manner that enables the country to overcome COVID-19 pandemic impact.

He also referred to the JCC’s “active” role through the Washington DC-headquartered DCNUSACC membership, which was established more than half a century ago, and is the oldest American service organization dedicated to Arab-American business, and has relations with more than 25,000 companies interested in trade between the Arab world and the US.

Kabariti said Jordan is working on organizing economic activities and attracting trade missions, which would contribute “significantly” to promoting Jordan at the economic and investment levels.

Jordan’s exports to the US increased during 11 months of 2021 by 34.6 percent to reach JD1.460 billion, compared to JD1.085 billion during the same period in 2020.

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