Zarqa April industrial exports up 36%  

Zarqa, May 6 (Petra) — Industrial exports of the Zarqa and Mafraq governorates surged 36 percent in April to $95.9 million, compared to $70.3 million in the same month last year, according to Zarqa Chamber of Industry head Fares Hamoudeh.

He said in a press release Monday that the value of exports to Arab countries in third1 of 2024 was $181 million, compared to $158.2 million in the same period of 2023, an increase of 15 percent.

Exports to Iraq were at $63.4 million, the UAE $13.3 million and Egypt $7.9 million, he added.

Hamoudeh said exports to North America during the first three months of the year amounted to $202 million in the first third of the year, including $192 million to the United States and $9.5 million to Canada, European markets $18.2 million, non-Arab African nations $9 million, and non-Arab Asian countries $19.3 million.

The value of total leather and textile exports during the first third of the year amounted to $223.28 million, supply, food, agricultural and livestock exports $93.75 million, engineering, electrical and information technology industries $28.47 million, construction $23.55 million, chemical and cosmetics, $23.30 million, medical industries $16.49 million, plastic and rubber $14.97 million, and wood and furniture $1.19 million, according to Hamoudeh.

//Petra//SS

06/05/2024 17:49:28