Said President of the Authority investors areas free of Jordan, Nabil Rumman said the factories of Jordan in the areas of free cut its output by 50% over the past two years due to the closure of crossing Trebil .
A pomegranate in an interview I followed " Economy News " , that " factories in areas free of Jordan were issued to the market of Iraqi goods and goods annually by about 600 million dollars before the closure of crossing Trebil " , noting that " since the closure of the crossing reduced factory output to reach the volume of goods exported to the market of the Iraqi towards 300 million dollars almost . "
He pointed pomegranate to that " no no alternatives to markets other in front of the factories producing in areas free Jordanian non - market Iraq " , adding that " export through the port of Basra market Iraqi form of burden a large front exports areas free to enter the market of Iraq ."
He added that " the transfer of goods through the port of Basra to raise costs on investors due because the costs of the transfer of the truck through the port of Basra , estimated at about 6,000 thousand dollars compared to 1000 dollars cost transfer through the port Trebil earlier order , which limits the competition of goods Jordanian in the market of Iraq ."
Among the " number of factories in areas free of about 120 factories based their production is head of the market of Iraq " , pointing to that " the authorities concerned contact with the side of Iraq to discuss re - open the crossing Trebil to re - revive the factories in areas free ."
He said that " the closure of crossing Trebil reflected negatively on the areas free of Jordan , where he is the artery president areas free of Jordan " , noting that " areas free of Jordan were exported vehicles to the market of Iraq by about 1.5 billion dollars annually ."
Referred to the number of trucks that operate in the sector shipping land in Jordan about 17 thousand trucks, it reached its losses according to estimates of non - official from officials sector to a billion dollars because of the events department in the region .
It mentioned that the volume of exports to the Kingdom fell by 6.6% up to 7.83 billion dollars in 2015 compared with the year 2014.
The total value of exports of national during the year 2015 the amount of 4795.2 million dinars , a Jordanian down rate (7.1%) compared to the same period of year 2014 , and reached the value of re - exports 763.2 million dinars Jordan during the year 2015 , a decrease rate of (3.4%) compared to the same period of the year 2014.
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