Jordan's GDP grew 1.9% in Q3 of 2019 — DoS

Sector of manufacturing industries recorded a 0.27 per cent growth


AMMAN - Jordan's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 1.9 per cent at fixed market prices in the third quarter of 2019, compared with the same period of 2018, according to the Department of Statistics (DoS).

The extractive industries witnessed the highest growth by 7.4 per cent, followed by the social and personal services sector by 3.4 per cent, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Finance, insurance and real estate sectors grew by 3 per cent, while transport, storage and telecom sectors grew by 2.7 per cent. Regarding sector contributions to growth, the finance, insurance, real estate and business services sectors recorded the highest percentage at 0.67 per cent, followed by the government services sector, whose contribution achieved a 0.29 per cent growth.

The sector of manufacturing industries recorded a 0.27 per cent growth, while the transport, storage and telecom sectors, as well as the social and personal services sector recorded 0.22 per cent each.

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