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Trade between UAE, Jordan reaches US$2 billion in 2023



The UAE and Jordan discussed ways to enhance investment ties to stimulate economic growth and create more business opportunities for public and private sectors, at a meeting in Amman. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade, said, “There is a mutual will to build on the commercial and investment momentum between the two countries, to improve their relations and create more opportunities for their business communities.” Bisher Khasawneh, Prime Minister of Jordan, in the presence of Yousef Mahmoud Al Shamali, Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply of Jordan received the UAE Minister. During the meeting, Khasawneh highlighted the close ties between the two countries and expressed his support for the UAE as the host of the 13th WTO Ministerial Conference to be held in Abu Dhabi in February 2024. Trade relations have been rising between the two nations from first half of 2023, with trade flows totalling US$2 billion, making Jordan the UAE’s third leading Arab trade partner in the GCC, followed by Iraq and Egypt.

 

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