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.

© Copyright The Jordan Times. All rights reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (Syndigate.info).

Disclaimer: The content of this article is syndicated or provided to this website from an external third party provider. We are not responsible for, and do not control, such external websites, entities, applications or media publishers. The body of the text is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither we nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this article. Read our full disclaimer policy here.

More From Levant