Industrial exports grew by 50% during first 9 months of 2022

Industrial exports
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AMMANIndustrial exports soared to JD5.8 billion over the first nine months of 2022, a hefty 50 percent increase from the JD3.92 billion during the same period of 2021, according to President of the Jordan Chamber of Industry Fathi Jaghbir, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

In a statement on Monday, Jaghbir attributed the upswing — amounting to JD1.39 billion — to recent efforts to boost the industrial sector.

Mining industries were the top contributor to the increase, rising by JD859 million above last year’s figures, to reach JD1.453 billion in the first nine months of this year; chemical industries followed, amounting to JD1.460 billion for the same period, Jaghbir said.

Industrial exports to the US totaled JD1.313 billion followed by those to India, at JD1.046 billion, and Saudi Arabia JD626 million, he added.

Higher production and global demand have also played a part in the growth of potash, phosphate, fertilizer, and garment exports, he said.

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