Follow - up / ... Jordanian exports to Iraq size decreased during the current period despite the reopening of the border crossing road (Trebil) between Iraq and Jordan, while the number of Jordanian industrialists called for the application of the exemption to the decision of the Iraqi fees of their products.
"Despite the reopening of the Trebil crossing, which has increased national exports to the Iraqi market, these exports are still below the level of ambition, and did not reach the levels achieved in 2013," said Nael al-Husami, director general of the Amman Chamber of Industry. "He said.
He stressed that "many Jordanian industrial companies that export to the Iraqi market through the crossing of Trebil suffer as a result of the time and effort in the process of transporting goods through the" back to back"method and the percentage of damage to these goods, except for the time it takes Trucks waiting for coordination purposes to introduce Iraqi and Jordanian trucks to the exchange area. "
Al-Husami said that the Chamber called on concerned parties in the Kingdom to address the brotherly Iraqi side to activate the decision to exempt Jordanian exports while allowing Iraqi trucks to enter the Kingdom's lands empty for the purpose of loading and returning to Iraqi territory.
He added that "despite the increase in the value of national exports to the Iraqi market, during the last year, by 10.4% to 365.3 million dinars instead of 330.8 million dinars, compared to the same period in 2016, but it did not reach the levels achieved in 2013, Amounting to 882 million dinars. "
The official data also show that national exports decreased by 21.6% during the first month of this year to reach JD 27.2 million instead of JD 34.7 million. Finished 2
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