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Jordan’s trade deficit with EU countries at JD1.2b

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AMMAN — Jordan’s trade balance deficit with the EU stood at JD1.206 billion in the January–June period of 2022, against JD1.226 in the same reporting period of 2021, according to official figures, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

Foreign trade data issued Monday by the Department of Statistics showed that national exports to the bloc’s countries soared by 103.2 percent to reach some JD174 million in 2022’s first half, compared to JD86 million in 2021.

Imports from the EU member states edged up by 5.2 percent in the same period, amounting to JD1.380 billion against 1.312 billion last year.

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