International Trade in Jordan

International Trade in Jordan

Jordan is classified by The World Bank as a "lower middle income country." It is a small country with limited natural resources (the country's three main resources are phosphates, potassium and limestone). Recent economic reforms aimed at liberalizing trade and attracting investments have... Read more

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    Direct Marketing, Jordan

    Our company is Govt. of India Recognized Export House .Our main line of products are Light engineering goods which includes : •...


    Accounting Services , Jordan

    Adel Habib & Co. is a Certified Public Accountants, was founded in 1943. Bringing together quality, commitment, and expertise was one...

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Agents and Distributors in Jordan (27)

  • Senta International Trading

    Senta International Trading

    Distributors, Jordan

    We are doing Import and export business, our markets are Egypt, Jordan, KSA, UAE and CIS countries, we are main importers for Frozen Food...
  • Hyjawe Trades

    Hyjawe Trades

    Medical Products Sales and Distribution, Jordan

    We are the exclusive agent of the largest manufacturers of Hyaluronic acid/intra articular ,and we are exploring for agent at Morocco...

Overview About International Trade in Jordan

Main Industry Sectors

Agriculture represents about 4% of the GDP and employs less than 3% of the workforce. The lack of water creates an obstacle to agricultural development. The principal crops are wheat, barley, lentils, tomatoes, eggplants, citrus fruits, olives and grapes. Phosphates and potassium are the only natural resources of the country. It should be noted that 6 uranium deposits, representing 3% of the planet's reserves, have been identified but to this day remain non-exploited. The manufacturing sector is rather limited and dominated by textiles, a sector presently in a state of crisis due to international competition.

Industry (mostly pharmaceutical) and mining together contribute to nearly 30% to GDP and concentrate one fifth of the workforce.

The services sector, which employs more than 77% of the workforce, contributes two thirds to GDP. Jordan is particularly active in the fields of communication technologies and financial services. The sectors of distribution and tourism infrastructures also contribute substantially to GDP, although they experienced a slowdown in the recent years. The construction and transport sectors are in full boom. The government encourages t...

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