Middle East Economic Survey


No 38



Jordans Oil Import Bill Up 56%In First Half 2004

Jordans import bill for crude oil and petroleum products in the first half of 2004 rose by 56% to JD466mn ($656mn) from JD298mn ($420mn) in the corresponding period of 2003, according to figures issued by the Department of General Statistics. The value of crude oil imports in 1H 2004 accounted for JD361mn ($508mn), or 77% of the total, compared to JD223mn ($314mn) in 1H 2003. The...