Iraq was ranked fourth in the import of Jordanian goods and commodities, according to an analysis prepared by the Center for Economic and Industrial Studies of the Jordan Chamber of Industry.
According to the Jordanian newspaper “Al Ghad” published the analysis, the US market ranked first among the countries that import Jordanian products; it accounted for about 24.9% of the total national exports during the last year, accompanied by a rise in national exports to the US market, With a total value of KD 1,112.5 million.
The Saudi market came second with 12.8% of the total national exports, despite the significant drop in Jordanian exports to the market there, and about KD 75 million to reach JD 571.6 million.
The Indian market came third with 8.2%. Jordanian exports to the Indian market increased by KD 20 million to KD 367 million.
While the Iraqi market ranked fourth with 8.17%. National exports increased by KD 35 million to KD 365.4 million, driven by the reopening of the Tripoli border crossing at the end of last year.
According to the analysis, the volume of total exports decreased by 1.1% during the last year, reaching KD 5,303 million, compared to KD 5,359.5 million during the year 2016.