Jordan’s oil bill dropped by 50.1% in first 8 months of 2020

The Kingdom’s total imports in the January-August period of the year dipped by 15.3%

  

AMMAN — The Kingdom’s oil bill in the first eight months of the year dropped by 50.1 per cent compared with the same period of 2019, according to the Department of Statistics (DoS).

The value of the oil bill during the January-August period of 2020 dropped to JD836.5 million, compared with JD1.677 billion in the same period of 2019, according to the DoS monthly report cited by the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

Crude oil topped the list of Jordan’s oil imports, amounting to JD307 million followed by diesel with JD183 million during the first eight months.

The Kingdom’s total imports in the January-August period of the year dipped by 15.3 per cent to reach JD7.707 billion, compared with JD9.098 billion during the same period of 2019.

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