Monthly Archives - October 2018

National exports increase by 2.6% and Imports decrease by (1.3%) during the first 8 months

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.3555.1 million during the first eight months of 2018 [i.e., an increase by 2.9% compared with the same period of 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.2991.1 Million during the first eight months of 2018 [i.e. an increase by 2.6% compared with the same period of 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 564.0 million during the first eight months of [...]

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10.0% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during August 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for August 2018 to reach 122.69 against 111.59 for the same month of 2017 recorded a growth by 10.0% .This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 9.08 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0%, the quantities of quarrying production by 1.01 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2%. Meanwhile, [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 8.8% during August 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Quantities for August 2018 to reach 95.2 against 104.4 for the same month of 2017 recording a decrease by 8.8% as compared with same month 2017. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 8.64 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0%, the quantities of electricity production by 0.43 percentage points with a [...]

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4.4% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for September 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 125.3 in September 2018 against 120.0 during the same month of 2017 recorded an increase by 4.4%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” by 1.30 percentage points “Cereals and its Products” by 1.11 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” by 0.60 percentage points, “fuel and [...]

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16.8 % the Average decrease in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during August 2018

TThe data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for August 2018 by 16.8% compared with August 2017. (The Price Index reached 84.0 in August 2018 compared with 101.0 in August 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this decrease were tomatoes (61.2%), cucumbers (29.5%), grapes (23.5%), okra (31.1%), watermelon (53.6%), string beans (51.7%), figs (51.6%), dates (33.1%), paprika (48.7%) [...]

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2.1% GDP growth rate at constant prices in the second quarter of 2018

The Department of Statistics issued new series of the quarterly estimates of the GDP using 2016 as a base year. This series was developed according to the System of National Accounts 2008 which includes the improvement of  the coverage level  and the used methodologies, the results show that growth reached 2.1% during the second quarter of 2018 compared with the same quarter of 2017. At the level of production sectors, most sectors have shown positive growth during the second quarter [...]

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