Tourism revenue drops by 37% in first third of 2020

Economy

Published: 2020-06-22 11:47

Last Updated: 2020-06-22 12:26


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Jordan's tourism revenue in the Kingdom has dropped by 36.6% in the first third of the year, with only JD784 million of revenue, according to a report issued by Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ).

The figures indicate a drop of 39.3% in the Jordanians' expenditure on travel in the reporting period, where expenditure reached JD191 million.

Jordanian expats' remittances to the country have also seen a drop of almost 5.9%, as nearly JD800 million worth of remittances were transferred into the country in the first third of 2020.

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