ACI 2021 exports record 17% increase

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AMMAN — The exports of the Amman Chamber of Industry (ACI) increased in 2021 to high levels, compared to 2019. This increase was driven by the increase in exports of eight sub-sectors, according to statistical data obtained by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, on Saturday.اضافة اعلان

These figures indicated that Jordan’s industry overcame hardships and enhanced their presence in important global markets based on high quality and competitiveness.

The chamber’s exports increased by 17 percent in 2021, reaching JD5.4 billion, compared to JD4.6 billion in 2019.

  The US, India, Saudi Arabia and Iraq accounted for the majority of the chamber’s exports last year, with a value of JD3.1 billion, the ACI’s data showed.

 The chamber’s exports to the US increased last year by 91 percent, making it the forefront of Arab and foreign countries that import the most ACI’s exports, registering a value of around JD1 billion, compared to JD548 million in 2019.

 According to ACI figures, the chamber’s exports to India increased in 2021 by 31 percent, reaching about JD922 million, compared to JD705 million in 2019. The chamber’s exports to the Iraqi market increased last year by 2 percent, recording JD559 million, compared to JD548 million in 2019.

 On the other hand, ACI exports to Saudi Arabia decreased last year by 3 percent, declining to JD581 million, compared to JD596 million in 2019.

 The data also indicated that the chamber’s exports to Syria increased by 36 percent to reach about JD95 million, compared to JD69 million in 2019.

 ACI exports in 2021 also increased to Indonesia, Egypt, Brazil, Algeria, Turkey, Sudan, Yemen, Malaysia, and Spain, and others. While in 2021, the chamber’s exports decreased to Palestine, the UAE, China, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Italy, Bahrain, Tunisia, and several other countries.

 The chamber’s exports last year 2021 in the mining industries accounted to around JD1.4 billion, chemical and cosmetics were at a value of around JD1.07 billion, and foodstuff, agricultural, and livestock sectors amounted to about JD657 million.

 While, the engineering, electrical, and information technology sectors exports amounted to JD653 million, therapeutic and medical supplies were about JD603 million, and leather and textiles reached about JD452 million.

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