Industrial sector makes up 57% of foreign investment

Laborers work at an industrial plant. (Photo: Envato Elements)
AMMAN — The industrial sector took the lion’s share of the overall foreign capital flowing into the Kingdom during the first nine months of 2022, with 57.8 percent, having benefited from the Investment Law, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The Jordan Chamber of Industry said in a statement on Wednesday that industrial investment totaled JD380 million, on 183 projects, affirming the sector’s ability to draw in foreign and local investments.

The industrial sector contributed to the national economy by providing 10,000 direct job opportunities, the statement added.

It noted that the sector was also the top driver for gross domestic product growth during the first half of 2022, contributing to about a third of the national economy’s growth.

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