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Jordan among UK’s top 88 economic partners — report

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AMMAN — A report issued by the Department of International Trade in the UK stated that Jordan is among the top 88 economic partners of the UK. اضافة اعلان

The report stated that the UK’s exports to Jordan increased by 7.9 percent in 2021 compared with the same period of 2020, coupled with an increase in the UK’s imports from Jordan by 31.8 percent during the same period.

The report also highlighted the volume of economic trade between Jordan and the UK in goods and services, which reached $850 million during the period from July 2020 until June 2021 with an increase of 4.7 percent.

The report indicated that Jordan ranks 77th on the list of the UK’s export markets, 73rd in exporting goods and services, 99th in the shared import market, 87th in exporting goods, and 108th in importing services from the UK.  The rankings are valid until the second quarter of 2021.

The top five goods that exported to Jordan were mechanical power generators, at 20.6 percent of exports, foodstuff at 4.6 percent, and medical and pharmaceutical products at 4.6 percent.

Major commodities imported from Jordan were ore raw material and metal scrap, at a value of 56 million Sterling Pound, fruits and vegetables at 8.1 million, and clothing at 6.5 million.

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