Monthly Archives - May 2018

National exports increase by 0.9% and Imports decrease by ( 2.2%) during March 2018

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.1221.1 million during first quarter of 2018 [i.e., a decrease by (1.5%) compared with the same period of 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.1007.6 Million during first quarter 2018 [i.e. an increase by 0.9% compared with the same period of 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 213.5 million during [...]

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13.1% the Average Decrease in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during Mar 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Mar 2018 by 13.1% compared with Mar 2017. (The Price Index reached 117.5 in Mar 2018 compared with 135.3 in Mar 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this decrease were potato (28.7%), tomatoes (61.4%), green almond (29.5%), broad beans (27.1%), green sweet pepper (24.8%), eggplants (27.0%), cauliflower (27.3%), lettuce (60.2%), grapes leaves (32.2%) and carrot (25.9%).( the total of [...]

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4.6% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for April 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 124.3 in April 2018 against 118.8 during the same month of  2017 recorded an increase by 4.6%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” by 1.28 percentage points “Cereals and its Products” by 1.08 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes by 0.61 percentage points, “meat & poultry”  by 0.58 percentage points and “Rents” by 0.43 percentage [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 9.7% during March 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Mar 2018 to reach 86.0 against 95.1 for the same month of 2017 recording a decrease by 9.7%. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production of manufacturing industries by 9.13 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0%, quarrying industries by 0.29 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% and the quantities of electricity production by [...]

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2.0% the average increase in the prices of wholesale trade for the first quarter of 2018

Data issued by the Department of Statistics on the wholesale trade prices indicate an increase in the wholesale trade prices Index for the first quarter of 2018 by 2.0% to reach 97.8 in 2018 compared with 95.9 during the same period in 2017. This was a result of an increase in the prices of the group “sale of motor vehicles and their parts and motorcycles” by 8.4% , this group has  increased the index number by 1.56 percentage points, [...]

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