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Jordanian imports of crude oil, derivatives show decline by 15.1% for first ten months of 2023

By JT - Dec 28,2023 - Last updated at Dec 28,2023

AMMAN — The Kingdom's imports of crude oil and its derivatives, as well as mineral oils decreased by 15.1 per cent in the first ten months of 2023, compared with the same period of 2022, the Department of Statistics (DoS) said on Wednesday.

 According to the monthly report on foreign trade from the DoS, the value of Jordan's oil bill in the January-October period of 2023 fell to JD2.587 billion compared with JD3.048 billion in the same period of last year.  

Mineral fuels and other mineral oils topped the list of Jordan’s oil imports, amounting to JD839 million, followed by crude oil at JD653 million and gasoline at JD563 million, according to the DoS monthly report, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The Kingdom's imports of diesel amounted to JD499 million, followed by lubricants at JD32 million, according to DoS figures.

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