Free zones' exports at more than JD1b in first half of 2021

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(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The value of exports from the Kingdom's duty-free zones amounted to JD1.091 billion in the first half of the year, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, driven by a 4 percent increase in the exports of the Queen Alia International Airport's free zone.اضافة اعلان

The airport’s free zone brought in JD131 million in revenue, compared to JD126 million recorded in the same period of 2020, according to data by the Jordan Free and Development Zones Group (JFDZG).

Accordingly, about 57 percent of the Kingdom's total exports in the January–June period came out from free zones across the Kingdom, said Amjad Al-Wedyan, director of investment at the JFDZG, indicating that the value of imports by the Kingdom's free zones stood at JD953 million in the reporting period.

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