Jordan's trade deficit dropped by 17.8% in first 11 months of 2020 — DoS

The Kingdom’s total exports decreased by 5.2% in the January-November

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. High Angle View Of City Buildings During Sunset Photo Taken In Amman, Jordan.

Image used for illustrative purpose. High Angle View Of City Buildings During Sunset Photo Taken In Amman, Jordan.

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AMMAN — Jordan's trade deficit in the first 11 months of 2020 dropped by 17.8 per cent to JD5.888 billion against JD7.161 billion compared with the same period of 2019, Department of Statistics’ (DoS) figures showed on Monday.

The Kingdom’s total exports decreased by 5.2 per cent in the January-November period to JD5.069 billion from JD5.349 billion during the same period of the previous year, DoS announced as reported by the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

National exports also witnessed a decline by 0.1 per cent to JD4.537 billion by the end of November, compared with JD4.543 billion during the same period of 2019.

As for imports, their value amounted to JD10.958 billion, marking a decrease of 12.4 per cent compared with the same period of the year before, which stood at JD12.510 billion.

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