Ammon News – A Jordanian economic team comprising the public and private sectors discussed with German peers the potential for increased Jordanian exports to Germany and other European markets.
The delegation, led by Dana Zoubi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply, arrived in Germany as part of an institutional partnership with the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Action, in collaboration with the German-Arab Chamber of Commerce in Berlin.
Gerlind Heckmann from the General Department for Foreign Policy of the Federal Ministry chaired the German side of the meeting.
Zoubi gave a presentation on the Jordanian economy and foreign trade policy, reviewing the challenges facing the country and the government’s plans to boost growth, including increasing export competitiveness, according to a press release from the ministry published on Saturday.
She also reviewed opportunities for cooperation with the German Federal Ministry to strengthen export promotion, expressing her gratitude to the Federal Republic of Germany for its continued support for the Jordanian economy and programs designed to enhance the role of the private sector in export development and promotion.
The German official, on the other hand, said that the objective of the Jordanian-German institutional partnership is to share knowledge in order to help small and medium-sized enterprises in both countries to export more while also involving the private sector.
She said the Jordanian-German collaboration for export promotion is Germany’s first with an Arab country, and serves as a tool for Germany to support the economies of partner companies and improve trade relations. Jordanian-Germans in general.
During the meetings, the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action signed a declaration of intent to establish an institutional partnership to promote exports from small and medium-sized enterprises.