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9.3% the Average Decrease in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during December 2017

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for December 2017 by 9.3% compared with December 2016. (The Price Index reached 90.7 in December 2017 compared with 100.0 in December 2016).The most significant crops that contributed to this decrease were eggplants (48.3%), green sweet pepper (68.5%), cucumber (44.0%), cauliflower (59.7%), squash (42.7%), string beans (32.2%), spinach (41.0%), maize (43.7%), hot pepper (35.9%) and carrot (32.3%).( the total of their relative [...]

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1.8% the average increase in the prices of wholesale trade for the fourth quarter 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 2017 by 1.8% to reach 96.3 in 2017 compared with 94.6 during the same period in 2016. This was a result of an increase in the prices of the group “Sale of textiles, clothing and personal housing products” by 12.8% representing 1.3 percentage points, The group of “Sale of fuel, metals and construction [...]

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10.6% the Average increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices for November 2017

The Data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Nov 2017 by 10.6% compared with Nov 2016. (The Price Index reached 110.6 in Nov 2017 compared with 100.0 in Nov 2016).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were Tomato 33.7%, clementine 27.2%, Orang 27.4%, cauliflower 47.9%, Lemons 15.5%, Spanish 50.0%, colored sweet pepper 46.5%, squash 19.5%, potato 24.7%, green sweet pepper 39.5%, the total of their relative [...]

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National exports and imports rise by 1.5% and 5.4% during 1st 11 months of 2017

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD. 4796.2 million during the 1st 11 months of 2017[i.e., a decrease by (1.3%) compared with the same period of 2016]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD. 4043.7 Million during the 1st 11 months of 2017 [i.e. an increase by 1.5% compared with the same period of 2016]. The value of re-exports reached JD.752.5 million during the 1st 11 months of [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 1.9% during November 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Nov 2017 to reach 98.1 against 96.3 for the same month of 2016 recorded an increase by 1.9% as compared with same month 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 2.0% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed to the increase of the price index by [...]

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1.9% GDP growth rate at constant prices in the third quarter of 2017

The Department of Statistics issued the results of the quarterly estimates of the GDP at fixed prices for the third quarter of 2017. The results show that growth reached 1.9% during the third quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter of 2016. At the level of production sectors, most sectors have shown positive growth during the third quarter of 2017 compared with the third quarter of 2016. According to the report, the Agriculture Sector has achieved the highest growth [...]

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4.1% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during November 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for Nov 2017 to reach 114.72 against 110.22 for the same month of 2016 recorded a growth by 4.1% compared with the same month of 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 4.8% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed by 4.13  percentage points, the quantities of quarrying [...]

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3.2% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for Dec 2017

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 120.8 in Dec 2017 against 117.0 for Dec 2016 recorded an increase of 3.2%.The main commodities groups which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 12.2%  representing 1.6 percentage points, “Rents” by 2.9% representing  0.4 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” by 6.9% representing 0.3 percentage points, “fuel & lighting” 5.7% representing 0.3 percentage points and “health” by 6.3% or [...]

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National exports rise by 0.4% and imports rise by 5.6% during 1st 10 months of 2017

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD. 4351.1 million during the 1st 10 months 2017 [i.e., a decrease by 2.7% compared with the same period of 2016]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.3673.0 million during 1st 10 months 2017 [i.e. an increase by 0.4% compared with the same period of 2016]. The value of re-exports reached JD.678.1 million during 1st 10 months 2017 which indicates a decrease [...]

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18.5%The Unemployment Rate during the third quarter of 2017

The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate during the third quarter of 2017 .The following are the main results of this survey: Unemployment: The results show that the Unemployment Rate has reached 18.5% during the third quarter of 2017; the Unemployment Rate for males has reached 15.4% while it was 30.0 % for females for the same quarter. The Unemployment Rate has increased for the third quarter by 0.5 percentage points compared with the second quarter of 2017. Taking [...]

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