AMMAN: The private sectors in Jordan and Thailand have to work harder to enhance the volume of trade exchange and establish joint projects, Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) President Issa Murad said while inaugurating the Jordanian.
Thai Business Forum, Murad described the trade balance between the two countries as still low, with Jordanian exports to Thailand in 2014 reaching $28 million and imports from the Asian country standing at $225 million in the same year. He said that ACC, established in 1923, is one of the most important service institutions in the Kingdom that includes over 46,000 companies with total capitals of JD34 billion. On the sidelines of the forum, an exhibition was held with the participation of 20 Thai companies that produce halal foods.
Chemical industries and leathers top Jordan’s exports to Thailand, while the Kingdom imports food, transportation tools, machines, minerals, wood and textile products.