Monthly Archives - December 2018

National exports increase by 3.9% and Imports decrease by (0.5%) during the first 10 months

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.4514.9 million during the first 10 months of 2018 [i.e., an increase by 3.7% compared with the same period of 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.3818.6 Million during the first 10 months of 2018 [i.e. an increase by 3.9% compared with the same period of 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 696.3 million during the first 10 months of [...]

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2.8% the Average Increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during Oct 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Oct 2018 by 2.8% compared with Oct 2017. (The Price Index reached 108.1 in Oct 2018 compared with 105.2 in Oct 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were cucumber 45.8%, colored sweet pepper 144.9%, onion 59.4%, cauliflower 33.5%, peach 50.3%, potato 46.6%, squash 12.0%, pears 68.0%, jewsmallow 88.3% and cantaloupe by 92.6%. ( the total of their relative importance [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 6.0% during October 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Oct 2018 to reach 96.3 against 102.4 for the same month of 2017 recording a decrease by 6.0%. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production quantities of manufacturing industries by 5.77 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the production quantities of the quarrying Industries by 0.42 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% [...]

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4.7% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for November 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 126.1 in November 2018 against 120.4 during the same month of 2017 recorded an increase by 4.7%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” by 1.26 percentage points “Cereals and its Products” by 1.17 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” by 0.60 percentage points, “fuel and [...]

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18.6% Unemployment Rate during the third Quarter of 2018

The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate at the kingdom for the third quarter of 2018: The following are the main results: Unemployment:  The results show that the Unemployment Rate has reached (18.6%) during the third quarter of 2018 ; representing an increase by 0.1 percentage points of the third quarter of 2017.  the Unemployment Rate for males has reached (16.3% ) during the third quarter of 2018 against (27.1%) for females .It becomes clear [...]

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National exports increase by 3.0% and Imports increase by 0.3% during the first nine months of 2018

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.4027.5 million during the first nine months of 2018 [i.e., an increase by 3.4% compared with the same period of 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.3393.8 Million during the first nine months of 2018 [i.e. an increase by 3.0% compared with the same period of 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 633.7 million during the first nine months of [...]

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