Jordanian exports return to Romania after 10-year hiatus, says envoy

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AMMAN — Jordanian exports of fruits and vegetables have returned to Romanian markets, according to the Jordanian ambassador to Romania, Sufian Qudah. The announcement comes after a 10-year hiatus, and was made on Friday via a tweet by Qudah.اضافة اعلان

Minister of Agriculture’s visit yields resultsQudah credited the return of exports to the efforts of Jordan’s Ministry of Agriculture and the Jordanian Palestinian Agricultural Marketing Company (JPACO). The move was one of the key outcomes of the visit of Jordan’s Minister of Agriculture, Khaled Hneifat, to Romania.

During his trip, Hneifat discussed ways to enhance trade exchange and develop agricultural cooperation between the two countries.

Hneifat and his delegation met with Romania’s Prime Minister Nicolae Cioaca and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Petre Daea. The parties discussed intensifying cooperation in areas such as fertilizers, pesticides, veterinary medicines, and Jordanian vegetables.

Expansion of cooperation in several areasThe two sides also signed an agreement to expand cooperation during the visit. Areas of focus include agricultural marketing, food quality and safety, plant and animal health, and agricultural guidance.

The parties also agreed to organize training courses in veterinary health for Jordanian experts and to open markets for Jordanian agricultural products, such as potash fertilizers, phosphates, pesticides, vegetables, and fruits.

Jordan and Palestine established JPACO in 2022 to enhance the marketing process of the sector, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

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