Amman, The number of certificates of origin (COs) issued by the Amman Chamber of Commerce during the first third of 2018 increased by 14.6 percent over the same period last year.
According to statistical data, the Chamber issued 10884 certificates in the 1st quarter compared to 9494 during the same period last year, the majority of which were intended to export materials to Arab countries.
The data also showed the value of these certificates during the first third of 2018 rose by 14.1 percent compared to the same period last year.
The value of exports of certificates during the first third of 2018 increased to about JD279 million compared to JD244 million for the same period last year.
Iraq ranked first in value of certificates of origin issued by the Chamber with a total of JD58 million and 561 certificates, followed by the United Arab Emirates worth JD45 million and 2159 certificates, and Egypt worth JD25 million and 230 certificates.
The certificates of origin directed for exporting to Qatar amounted to about JD24 million and 794 certificates, while COs for Saudi Arabia worth JD16 million and 2092 certificates.
As for the types of certificates of origin issued by the Amman Chamber of Commerce during the first third of this year, they were distributed on many products, notably: foreign products (re-export) with 2425 certificates and JD163 million, followed by agricultural products with a number of 7495 certificates of origin, JD 42 million, then the industrial worth JD41 million, and 231 certificates and Arab products with 244 certificates worth JD17 million.
Source: Jordan News Agency