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CBJ figures show higher tourism revenues, expatriate remittances

By Petra - Oct 28,2014 - Last updated at Oct 28,2014

AMMAN — Remittances of Jordanian expatriates rose by 2.2 per cent during the first nine months of 2014 compared with the figure recorded during the same period of 2013, the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) announced on Tuesday. According to CBJ figures, remittances reached $2.8 billion compared with $2.7 billion.  Moreover, the Kingdom’s tourism revenues went up by 8.9 per cent as they reached $3.4 billion during the first nine months of 2014 compared with $3.1 billion during the same period of the last year. 

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