TRADE DEFICIT IN JORDAN RISES BY 11 PERCENT IN 10 MONTHS

Trade deficit in the first 10 months of this year rose by 11 percent, compared to the same period of last year, according to figures of the Department of Statistics.

The difference between the value of exports and imports, in the same period, stood at JD 7.55 billion (USD 10.65 billion).

The value of exports reached JD 4.351 billion (USD 6.137 billion), dropping by 2.7 percent, while the value of imports stood at JD 11.9 billion (USD 16.8 billion), rising by 5.6 percent, compared to last year.

The value of national exports slightly rose by 0.4 percent, compared to last year, due to the rise in exports of clothes, raw potash and fertilizers

Source: NAM News Network