Jordan-Iraq trade surges to JD707m in first 11 months of 2022

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AMMAN — The Department of Statistics released new data Wednesday that shows an increase in the trade exchange between Jordan and Iraq in 2022, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. اضافة اعلان

The exchange reached JD707 million in the January-November period of 2022, up from JD415 million in the same period of the previous year.

The data showed that the trade balance between the two countries was heavily in favor of Jordan, with a JD423 million surplus.

Exports and importsJordan's exports to Iraq increased to JD565 million during the 11-month period, up from JD369 million in 2021. Imports from Iraq also rose to JD142 million, compared to JD46 million in the same period of 2021.

Jordan's exports to Iraq included vegetables and fruits, dairy products, oils, meats, salt, cigarettes, and pharmaceuticals, as well as dyes, perfumes, pipes, textiles, and electrical appliances.

Iraq's main exports to Jordan were petroleum products, mineral materials, natural gas, diesel, fertilizers, aluminum, dates, jameed, and wheat, among others.

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