GDP Up 2.2% in Q1-2017

تم نشره في Thu 22 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
  • Index Rise, up - (Expressive)

AMMAN —AlGhad— The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate index has gone up 2.2 per cent of the first quarter of the year, Q1-2017, compared to Q1 last year, 2016, according to data by the Statistics Department.

The overall of Jordan’s economic sector have seen positive growth during the first three months of the year, compared to the first quarter last year as well.

Chief among the sectors seeing growth this year is the extractions and mineral resources sector, which has grown 14.7 per cent in Q1-2017.

Agriculture in Jordan also saw growth; up 8.2 per cent from last year’s first quarterly results.

Electricity, water, NGOs, and family services sectors grew of 4.3 per cent each, compared to the indices from the first three months of 2016.

Meanwhile, Social and personal services, and the financial, insurance, and real estate sector, have both grown 3.9 and 3.2 per cent, respectively, followed by a 1.9 per cent growth in the food and beverages sector.