11.9% rise in Irbid exports in October

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AMMAN — The total value of certificates of origin issued by the Irbid Chamber of Industry for the month of October this year was $90.7 million, an increase of 11.9 percent compared to certificates of origin issued in October of last year, which had a value of $81 million, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

In October of this year, 1,182 certificates of origin were issued by the chamber, while 1,239 were issued in October 2021.

According to a report issued by the chamber, Al-Hassan Industrial City ranked first in Irbid in terms of total exports in October this year, with a total export value of $85.5 million and 94 percent of total exports. Meanwhile, Cyber City’s export value totaled $3.5 million, with 4 percent of exports, and other entities in Irbid exported goods valued at $1.6 million.

The leather and sewing industries sector accounted for 88 percent of total exports, registering the highest export value at $79.8 million. The therapeutic industries and medical supplies sector achieved an export value of $4 million.

Meanwhile, the foodstuff industries sector registered $3.7 million in exports. The remaining exports were distributed among the chemical, cosmetics, plastic, rubber, construction, mining, and packaging industries, in addition to engineering and electrical industries.

Exports to the US accounted for 67.8 percent of total exports, at a value of over $61 million, while exports to Arab countries reached 8.3 percent of total exports, worth $7.4 million. The remainder of exports were to various European countries, Southeast Asia, Canada, and other countries.

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