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7% of Jordan’s imports from Russia and Ukraine

Amman Today

publish date 2022-03-05 20:33:46

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Assistant Secretary-General of the Ministry of Agriculture for Plant Wealth, Dr. Mahmoud Al-Rabai’ah, confirmed that the Kingdom’s total imports from Russia and Ukraine do not exceed 7%, and include grains and oils, noting that the size of the impact depends on the weight of Russia and Ukraine in the export markets.

In the same context, the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Mamoun Al-Dabai, said that the ministry has created a platform for Jordanian students studying in Ukrainian universities to help them, encouraging students who are studying medicine and dentistry to head towards the neighboring countries of Ukraine that are similar to the regime. educational in it.
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For his part, the Director of the Department of Economic Affairs and International Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Affairs, Ambassador Ismail Al-Maaytah, confirmed that the ministry worked to activate a crisis cell, and called on the relevant partner institutions and the Center for Security and Crisis Management to take appropriate measures.

For his part, the head of the Amman Chamber of Commerce, Khalil Haj Tawfiq, called for the need to support merchants; Due to the lack of sufficient liquidity, in addition to the work of the Crisis Cell Department to study the repercussions of the crisis after its end.
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As for the Secretary-General of the Economic and Social Council, Dr. Mitri Madanat, he indicated that the crisis may remain in the medium term, and there will be direct and indirect effects on the economic situation in Jordan in several respects. such as food security, energy costs and supply chains, noting the need to take quick measures based on scientific and realistic studies.

It is noteworthy that these statements came today, Saturday, in the context of the Economic and Social Council’s discussions of the repercussions of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis on the Jordanian economy, to come up with a policy paper that includes the expected repercussions on the economy and proposals and solutions to avoid them. Remote video calling.

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