Exports by ACC-registered industries up 44.7% in Q1 of 2023

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AMMAN — The value of exports by firms and industries registered with the Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) picked up by 44.7 percent in the first quarter of 2023 to reach a total of JD285 million.اضافة اعلان

According to figures published on Wednesday by the ACC, the value of exports in the same period of 2022 stood at JD197 million.

Certificates of originIn addition to the increase in exports, the chamber granted 21.6 percent more certificates of origin during the first quarter of this year, totaling 6,171 certificates as opposed to 5,075 certificates during the same period last year.

The majority of the certificates of origin issued by the chamber over the aforementioned period went to Saudi Arabia — 1,134 certificates — followed by the UAE with 836 certificates, Iraq with 483 certificates, Egypt with 217 certificates, and Switzerland with five.

Export destinations and sectorsBreaking down the data, the chamber indicated that Iraq was the primary market for exports in terms of value, accounting for JD117 million, followed by Switzerland with JD42 million, the UAE with JD26 million, Egypt with JD24 million, and Saudi Arabia with JD17 million.

The chamber's exports between January and March were split between foreign products (re-exports) at JD142 million, industrial products at JD30 million, agricultural products at JD25 million, and Arab commodities at JD29 million, with the remaining exports distributed among various other products.

In accordance with strict guidelines, the chamber issues certificates of origin for Jordanian agricultural, animal, and raw natural resource products as well as for re-imported and locally purchased foreign commodities.

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