Jordan's potash exports up in first quarter of 2010

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Jordan's revenues from exports of potash during the first quarter of 2010 stood at 78.6 million Jordanian dinars (about 110 million U.S. dollars), increasing by 21.9 percent compared to the same period of last year, official figures showed Wednesday.

The figures released by the Central Bank of Jordan showed that the exports of potash were the third largest exports from Jordan during the first quarter.

The increase in revenues generated from exporting potash were attributed to a rise in price of potash by 43.5 percent and an increase of volume of exported potash by 115.4 percent during the first quarter of this year.

Potash exports to Malaysia, Indonesia and China accounted for 54.1 percent of the overall exports of potash during the first three months of 2010. (1 U.S. dollar = 0.709 Jordanian dinar)

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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