Monthly Archives - February 2019

National exports increase by 3.6% and Imports decrease by (1.4%)

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.5518.5 million during 2018 [i.e., an increase by 3.5% compared with 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.4668.4 Million during 2018 [i.e. an increase by 3.6% compared with 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 850.1 million during 2018 which indicates an increase by 2.6% as compared with 2017. The imports value reached JD.14353.2 million during 2018, thus decreasing by (1.4%) [...]

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13.9% the Average Increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during Dec 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Dec 2018 by 13.9% compared with Dec 2017. (The Price Index reached 102.9 in Dec 2018 compared with 90.3 in Dec 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were eggplants 76.1%, cabbage 266.1%, green sweet pepper 40.7%, tomato 28.5%, potato 21.8%, string beans 55.2%, squash 40.3%, hot pepper 123.2%, spinach 54.5% and cauliflower by 30.1%. ( the total of [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 6.1% during 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Dec 2018 to reach 91.3 against 97.2 for the same period of 2017 recording a decrease by 6.1%. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production quantities of manufacturing industries by 6.00 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of electricity production by [...]

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7.5% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during 2018 compared with the same period of 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for 2018 to reach 121.26 against 112.77 for 2017 recorded a growth by 7.5%. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 6.56 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of quarrying production by 1.17 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% .Meanwhile, there was a decrease [...]

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2.4% the average increase in the prices of wholesale trade for the fourth quarter of 2018 compared with the same period 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 2018 by 2.4% to reach 98.5 in 2018 compared with 96.2 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 8.8%, this group has  increased the index number by 1.66 percentage points, The [...]

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