AMMAN: The nationwide economy made significant strides in the direction of financial restoration in 2022, presenting optimistic efficiency in many necessary financial indicators, particularly in the exterior ones, regardless of the crises which have affected the worldwide and native economies over the previous years, in accordance with the Jordan Information Company, Petra,.
Citing knowledge of varied financial indicators, Petra reported that the Gross Home Product (GDP) at fixed market costs grew by 2.5 per cent in the course of the previous yr, in contrast with 2021.
The agricultural sector achieved the very best progress in the course of the previous yr at a charge of 4.eight per cent, adopted by the development sector at a charge of three.2 per cent, the manufacturing sector 2.7 per cent, adopted by the wholesale and retail commerce, inns, and eating places sector at a charge of two.6 per cent.
Vacationer earnings elevated in the course of the previous yr by 110.5 per cent, reaching $5.816 billion, in contrast with 2021, as a result of improve in the arrivals to the Kingdom by about 2.69 million to succeed in 5.048 million vacationers. Thus, vacationer earnings in the course of the previous yr exceeded its degree recorded in 2019 (pre-COVID pandemic) by 0.Four per cent.
Remittances of employees overseas elevated in the course of the previous yr by 1.5 per cent, reaching $3.452 billion, in contrast with 2021, representing 93.1 per cent of the quantity recorded in 2019 (pre-pandemic).
International reserves of the Central Financial institution recorded a excessive improve final yr, reaching $17.Three billion, which is adequate to cowl the Kingdom’s imports of products and companies for a interval of 5-7 months.
Amenities provided by banks elevated by JD2.6 billion in 2022 to JD32.6 billion, in addition to financial institution deposits additionally elevated by JD2.6 billion in the identical yr, reaching a complete of JD42.1 billion.
In response to statistical knowledge, international direct funding flows into the Kingdom elevated to $1.1 billion in the previous yr, exhibiting a progress charge of 83 per cent in contrast with 2021.
Journey knowledge launched by Worldwide Airport Group, the variety of passengers by means of Queen Alia Worldwide Airport elevated to roughly 7.83 million final yr, a 71.9-per cent improve in contrast with 2021.
The unemployment charge in the Kingdom decreased by 0.Four per cent in the final quarter of 2022 in contrast with the identical interval in 2021, and by 0.2 per cent in contrast with the third quarter of final yr, standing at 22.9 per cent.
In response to statistical knowledge, the final client value index, a measure of inflation, elevated by 4.23 per cent in 2022, reaching 106.79 factors in contrast with 102.46 in 2021.
As for international commerce, nationwide exports grew by 33.eight per cent in 2022, amounting to JD8.081 billion in contrast with JD6.038 billion in 2021.
The worth of the Kingdom’s imports in the course of the previous yr stood at JD19.375 billion, marking a 26.7 per cent improve in contrast with JD15.295 billion in 2021.
The Kingdom’s commerce deficit elevated by 22.Four per cent final yr, reaching JD10.585 billion in contrast with JD8.651 billion in 2021.
The overall producer value index additionally elevated by 13.97 per cent in 2022, reaching 141.72 in contrast with 124.34 in 2021. The overall industrial manufacturing amount index elevated by 2.69 per cent final yr, reaching 92.27 in contrast with 89.85 in 2021.
The Amman Chamber of Business’s exports elevated to JD7.577 billion final yr in contrast with JD5.296 billion in 2021. All 10 sub-industrial sectors recorded progress final yr, starting from Four per cent for leather-based and textile industries to 89 per cent for mining industries.
The market worth of shares listed on the Amman Inventory Trade elevated by roughly 16.2 per cent to about JD18 billion final yr, in contrast with 2021.
The entire space of licensed buildings in the Kingdom elevated by 3.6 per cent in the course of the previous yr, and the overall variety of constructing licences issued in the Kingdom decreased by 3.5 per cent in the course of the previous yr, in contrast with 2021.
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