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Jordan garment imports increased by 22% in 2022

Jordan garment imports increased by 22% in 2022

The Kingdom’s garment imports climbed by 22.7 percent in 2022 contrasted to 2021, with the mass of imported garments coming from China, the Jordan News Firm, Petra, reported.

The value of Jordan’s apparel imports in 2022 got to JD235 million, contrasted to JD192 million in 2021, according to data issued by the Textile and also Readymade Garments Distribute.

Forty-one percent of textile imports, at a value of JD97 million, originated from China, followed by Turkey at JD54 million, various other non-Arab Asian nations at JD57 million, and also Arab countries at JD17 million.

The number of postal parcels going into the Kingdom additionally enhanced last year by 24 percent to reach an overall of 1.196 million parcels, contrasted to 964,000 parcels in 2021, according to information from the Jordan Customs Department.

Over half of Jordan’s clothing as well as shoes imports were delivered in parcels, said the clothes syndicate’s head of state, Sutlan Allan. This negatively affected standard profession as well as forced merchants to pay high shipping prices, he said.

Allan asked for reevaluating import policies in terms of shipping by parcels, raising customizeds tasks on garments, and decreasing sales tax obligation to 8 percent.

The garment, footwear, and also textile industry, the largest business market in the country, contains about 11,000 facilities throughout Jordan employing 63,000 workers, the majority of whom are Jordanians, according to official data.

Last Updated:  16 February 2023

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