Monthly Archives - April 2019

0.1% the average increase in the prices of wholesale trade for the first quarter of 2019

Quarterly report issued by the Department of Statistics on the wholesale trade prices for the first quarter of 2019, indicates an increase in the wholesale trade prices by 0.1% to reach 97.8 in 2019 compared with 97.7 during the same period in 2018. This was a result of an increase in the prices of the group of “trade of raw agricultural materials, cereals and food products, beverages & tobacco” by 2.3% which represent 0.36 percentage [...]

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International Workers’ Day

The world celebrates the Workers ‘ Day on the first day of May every year. The labor movement in Jordan was one of the first labor movements in the Arab world, where the Jordan Workers ‘Union was founded in 1954. It was one of the Arab workers’ unions that have participated in the establishment of the Arab Workers’ Union. Representatives of the Jordanian union have participated in the First Founding Conference in addition to most of the meetings and [...]

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National exports increase by 11.4% and Imports decrease by (1.8%) during January and February 2019

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.857.7 million during January and February 2019 [i.e., an increase by 9.8% compared with the same period of 2018]. The national exports value reached JD.721.4 Million during January and February 2019 [i.e. an increase by 11.4% compared with the same period of 2018]. The value of re-exports reached JD 136.3 million during January and February 2019 which indicates an increase by 2.5% [...]

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14.7% the Average Increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during Feb 2019

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Feb 2019 by 14.7% compared with Feb 2018. (The Price Index reached 111.2 in Feb 2019 compared with 97.0 in Feb 2018).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were green lettuce 168.7%, eggplants 145.6%, tomatoes 86.3%, green onions 78.2%, cabbage 52.5%, cauliflower 44.3%, broad beans 28.4%, squash 16.4%, lemon 16.3% and potatoes by 10.2%. ( the total of [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 0.8% during February 2019

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Feb 2019 to reach 85.0 against 84.4 for the same month of 2018 recording an increase by 0.8%. This mainly was a result of the increase of the production quantities of manufacturing industries by 0.28 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% , the quantities of electricity production by 0.48 percentage points with a relative importance of 5.8%, while the [...]

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1.0% the average decrease of Industrial Producer’s prices during February 2019

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial price index for Feb 2019 to reach 118.30 against 119.49 for the same month of 2018 recorded a decrease by 1.0%. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 2.05 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and quantities of electricity production by 0.26 percentage points with a relative importance of 5.8% . [...]

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0.02% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for March 2019 compared with the same month of 2018(100=2010)

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 124.02 in March 2019 against 123.99 during March 2018 recorded an increase by 0.02%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Vegetables, Dried and Canned Legumes” by 0.49 percentage points ,“Rents” by 0.34 percentage points, “Cereals and their products” by 0.11 percentage points, “Fuel and lighting” and “Education” by 0.08 percentage points for each of them. Meanwhile, [...]

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1.9% GDP growth rate at constant prices in 2018

Compared with 2017 The Department of Statistics issued the results of the preliminary estimates of the GDP at market fixed prices of 2018. The results show that growth reached 1.9% compared with 2017. The preliminary estimates of GDP at constant prices of 2018 at the level of production sectors, most sectors have shown positive growth during 2018 compared with 2017. According to the report, [...]

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National exports increase by 13.6% and Imports decrease by (2.7%) during January 2019 compared with the same period of 2018

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.421.9 million during January 2019 [i.e., an increase by 12.1% compared with the same period of 2018]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.358.7 Million during January 2019 [i.e. an increase by 13.6% compared with the same period of 2018]. The value of re-exports reached JD 63.2 million during January 2019 which indicates an increase by 4.3% as compared with the same [...]

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