Abu Ragheb calls to speed up the reopening of the Trebil border crossing
Amman, Feb. 9 (Petra)

Examining Board of Directors of Jordan Chamber of Industry on Tuesday with the Iraqi Ambassador to the Kingdom of Safiya al-Suhail means of developing and facilitating economic and trade cooperation between the two brotherly countries.

The President of the Chamber of Adnan Abu Ragheb During the meeting, which was held at the Embassy on the need to speed up action on the opening Trebil border crossing procedures to enable the entry into force of Jordanian exports to the Iraqi market.

He said that Jordan's exports to Iraq have been affected significantly by the closing Trebil border crossing by the Iraqi official authorities, noting that the Kingdom's exports to Iraq were recorded during the eleven months of 2015 decreased by 40 percent compared with the same period of 2014.

In turn, Ambassador Suhail Iraqi side confirmed the interest of the growth and development of trade and economic relations with Jordan and the keenness of the concerned authorities to open the border crossings as soon as possible at the end of the logistics necessary equipment.

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02/09/2016 - 15:50