Jordan’s oil bill stands at JD2.4b in first 8 months of 2022

Fuel pumps at an Amman gas station. (Photo: Ameer Khalifeh/JNews)
(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Kingdom’s bill of crude oil, derivatives and mineral oils spiked by 66.9 percent during the January-August period of 2022, according to Department of Statistics figures, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

The oil bill increased to about JD2.404 billion in the first eight months of this year, compared to JD1.44 billion in the same period last year, according to foreign trade data released by the department on Monday.

Fuel and mineral oils topped the list of the Kingdom’s imports of oil derivatives, reaching JD704 million, up from JD482 million in the same period last year, followed by crude at JD595 million, up from JD468 million in the comparison period.

The Kingdom’s imports of diesel stood at JD517 million, of gasoline at JD558 million, of kerosene at about JD9 million, and of lubricants at about JD21 million, figures show.

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