Monthly Archives - February 2018

National exports and imports rise by 1.8% and 5.6% during 2017

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD. 5303.1 million in 2017[i.e., a decrease by (1.1%) compared with the same period of 2016]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD. 4474.2 Million of 2017 [i.e. an increase by 1.8% compared with the same period of 2016]. The value of re-exports reached JD.828.9 million of 2017 which indicates a decrease [...]

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6.3% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during December 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for Dec 2017 to reach 116.24 against 109.39 for the same month of 2016 recorded a growth by 6.3% compared with the same month of 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 7.2% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed by 6.18 percentage points, the quantities of quarrying [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 0.1% during December

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Dec 2017 to reach 96.8 against 96.7 for the same month of 2016 recording an increase by 0.1%. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of quarrying industries by 13.6% with a relative importance of 8.2% representing an increase of 0.5 percentage points. Meanwhile, there was a decrease in the production quantities of the manufacturing [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 0.1% during December

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Dec 2017 to reach 96.8 against 96.7 for the same month of 2016 recording an increase by 0.1%. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of quarrying industries by 13.6% with a relative importance of 8.2% representing an increase of 0.5 percentage points. Meanwhile, there was a decrease in the production quantities of the manufacturing [...]

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3.0% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for January 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 121.7 in January 2018 against 118.2 for January 2017 recorded an increase by 3.0%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 8.7% representing 1.2 percentage point “Tobacco and cigarettes” 21.3% representing 0.9 percentage points,  “Rents” 2.9% representing 0.4 percentage point, “fuel and lighting” 4.7% representing 0.2 percentage point and “Health” 6.4% representing 0.1 percentage point [...]

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9.3% the Average Decrease in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during December 2017

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for December 2017 by 9.3% compared with December 2016. (The Price Index reached 90.7 in December 2017 compared with 100.0 in December 2016).The most significant crops that contributed to this decrease were eggplants (48.3%), green sweet pepper (68.5%), cucumber (44.0%), cauliflower (59.7%), squash (42.7%), string beans (32.2%), spinach (41.0%), maize (43.7%), hot pepper (35.9%) and carrot (32.3%).( the total of their relative [...]

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1.8% the average increase in the prices of wholesale trade for the fourth quarter of 2017

Data issued by the Department of Statistics on the wholesale trade prices indicate an increase in the wholesale trade prices Index for the fourth quarter of 2017 by 1.8% to reach 96.3 in 2017 compared with 94.6 during the same period in 2016. This was a result of an increase in the prices of the group “Sale of textiles, clothing and personal housing products” by 12.8% representing 1.3 percentage points, The group of “Sale of fuel, metals and construction [...]

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