Irbid exports stand at USD72 million in June

Exports of Irbid governorate saw a 3% decrease in June, 2018, at USD72 million compared to USD74 million the same month in 2017.

Data from Irbid Chamber of Industry indicate the textile industry was the most affected sector as Al Hassan Industrial Estate exported around USD 66.8 million, the Cyber City Industrial Estate ranked 2nd at around USD2.7 million, whereas other exports stood at USD 2.3 million.

The Chamber’s figures showed the sectors that saw rise in exports were mainly the food products with a value of USD2.5 million, followed by the engineering and electronic industry, which exported USD1.2 million.

President of the Chamber, Hani Abu Hassan, said 93% of the exports were garments and textile products, and 77% of which went to the US market.

Source: Jordan News Agency