Jordan’s Department of Statistics reports that Jordan exported raw hides and skins, and leather, worth US$5.2 million in the first ten months of 2005, compared with US$3.5 million in the same period the previous year.

Jordanian imports of the same types of commodities in the January to October 2005 period were worth US$1.1 million), as against US$1.2 million in the corresponding period in 2004.