Monthly Archives - May 2019

National exports increase by 9.5% and Imports decrease by 3.2% during the first quarter of 2019

 The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.1334.5 million during the first quarter of 2019 [i.e., an increase by 9.3% compared with the same period of 2018]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.1102.9 Million during the first quarter of 2019 [i.e. an increase by 9.5% compared with the same period of 2018]. The value of re-exports reached JD 231.6 million during the first quarter of 2019 which [...]

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12.4% the Average Increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during Mar 2019

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Mar 2019 by 12.4% compared with Mar 2018. (The Price Index reached 132.0 in Mar 2019 compared with 117.5 in Mar 2018).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were tomatoes 217.3%, green lettuce 157.6%, green onions 93.0%, eggplants 82.4%, green almond 72.7%, grapes leaves 71.4%, potatoes 34.8%, cucumber 17.0%, Jews mallow 16.3% and colored sweet pepper by 15.2%. ( [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 2.0% during March 2019 compared with the same period of 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Mar 2019 to reach 87.1 against 85.4 for the same period of 2018 recording an increase by 2.0%. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of manufacturing industries by 1.51 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of electricity production by 0.53 percentage points with a relative importance of 5.8% . Meanwhile [...]

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0.8% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s Prices for March 2019

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for March 2019 to reach 119.91 against 119.00 for the same month of 2018 recording a growth by 0.8 %. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production of the quarrying Industries by 0.97 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% while there was a decrease in the Manufacturing production by 0.08 percentage points with a relative importance [...]

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Dr. Qassem Saeed Al Zu’bi participates in the eighth statistical meeting

H.E Dr. Qasem Said AlZoubi the Director General of  DoS and Mr. Abdel Wadood Matouk the assistant to the DG for technical affairs, have participated in the Eighth Meeting of the Forum of Euro-Mediterranean Statisticians in Barcelona, Spain on 29-30 April 2019. The Forum is an annual meeting between Eurostat and the Directors General of the National Statistical Offices of the European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) South countries and has the mandate to discuss strategic issues for the development of statistics [...]

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