The pillar of agriculture investment

Jordan’s location in the heart of the Middle East not only advantages trade opportunities within the MENA region but also Europe, Africa and Asia. Competitive labor prices and the valuable incentives from the government make also Jordan a prime destination for agricultural investment in the region

Agricultural sector indicators

CloverBarleyWheatSheepGoatsCattle
337,3 (Thousand Tons)37,9 (Thousand Tons)31,1 (Thousand Tons)3,198,930 (Head)977,750 (Head)74,740 (Head)

 

The productivity of agriculture investment

Strong productivity and competitiveness of the sector are clearly shown despite its relatively small contribution of 4.0% to the country’s GDP equaling 2.3 Billion U.S Dollars in 2017. The Jordanian agriculture exports represented approximately 18% of Jordan’s exports , second only to the chemicals sector.

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