Jordan’s GDP grows 2.5 percent in Q1, hospitality sector biggest gainer

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Jordan's extractive industries sector expanded by 5.1 percent. (WAM)
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  • The Department of Statistics (DoS) of Jordan said economic sectors rose in quarter one of the current year.
  • Hotels and restaurants sector came first with 6.8 percent, followed by construction sector with 5.3 percent.

Jordan’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant market prices grew by 2.5 percent in quarter one of 2022, compared to the figure in the same period of 2021.

In a quarterly statistical report released Sunday, the Department of Statistics (DoS) said economic sectors rose in quarter one of the current year, compared to the same period of last year.

The hotels and restaurants sector came first with 6.8 percent, followed by the construction sector with 5.3 percent, and the extractive industries sector with 5.1 percent.

Also, the finance, insurance, and business services sector returned with figures of 4.3 percent, according to figures.

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