Ammon News – A Slovak trade mission is due to visit the Kingdom at the end of June 2022, composed of representatives of several economic sectors, to discuss the creation of complementary industries and the promotion of trade, announced the non-resident ambassador of Slovakia in Jordan, Marek Varga. .
Speaking during a meeting with Amman Chamber of Industry (ACI) board member Tamim Qasrawi, Varga hopes that the Slovak trade mission and their counterparts at ICA will hold working talks spouses.
In an ACI statement released on Saturday, Qasrawi stressed the importance of the Slovak market for Jordanian exports, as a gateway to the EU and Eastern European countries, mainly the Czech Republic. , Slovenia and Croatia.
These markets, Qasrawi noted, are “promising” for Jordanian industries, especially in light of the Kingdom’s free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union, adding that Jordan could be a gateway to entry for Slovak products to the markets of the Arab Gulf, Iraq and Syria.
Jordan, he noted, is an “attractive” area for foreign investment, due to its “distinguished” geographical location, which makes the Kingdom a gateway to the markets of the Arab States of the Gulf and Iraq.
Jordan’s free trade agreements open the markets of many countries around the world to exports from the Kingdom, he said, underlining ICA’s intention to organize the visit of a Jordanian economic delegation to Slovakia , aimed at strengthening joint economic relations.
Regarding trade, he said that Jordanian exports to Slovakia are “modest”, as their value did not exceed $1 million in 2021, compared to imports worth around $14 million, mainly vehicles and machinery.
Varga spoke of the “remarkable” prospects for strengthening economic relations between the two countries, stressing Slovakia’s interest at the highest level in strengthening relations with Jordan.