Latest News: Fruit Logestica 2019Following regional roadblocks limiting Jordan’s access to Russia and and producers association (JEPA) has returned, 'catering to the diverseneeds of its customers, offering competitive prices, high quality,and great taste'.Fruit Logistica 2019 marks the relaunch of this, with JEPA/Jordan´sown pavilion presenting five leading exporters, offering a wide range of produce from fresh herbs, vegetables, stone fruits, grapes,medjool dates, strawberries and others. These producers/exportersrepresent what makes Jordan a unique, reliable supplier with unique windows of production. Logistica, guided by the Dutch-based Centre for the Promotion of Imports (CBI) Through visits and commercial meetings, these companies will listen to what the will produce accordinglywith a tailored approach.buyersneeds are in terms of crops as co-exhibitors at the JEPA pavilion.To further stress the importance of the Jordanian collective return to Fruit Logistica, the Minister of Agriculture, H.E. Mr Ibrahim Al Shahahdeh decided to pay a visit to the Fair in support of the Jordanian delegation.Twenty additional companies will conduct a scopingother traditional eastern European markets, the Jordanian exporters mission at Fruit, delivery time, and specific requirements– andThe expectation 'is that these companies will participate in the FL 2020 edition     
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Syria covers an area more than 185,000 square kilometers; its terrain, climate and vegetation are diverse. Mountains dominate the western and south-western regions and separate the narrow coastal plain form the interior. The highest mountain range straddles the boundary with Lebanon and is high enough to get heavy snow in winter; most of the remainder of Syria to the east of these mountains is a plateau.
The coastal plain has warm, humid summers and mild, wet winters and gets enough rain for crops to be grown without irrigation. The interior, by contrast, has cold winters, especially in the north, and extremely hot summers, particularly in the east.
Much of the interior is desert, or semi-desert. The two major rivers, the Euphrates and Orients, originate in Turkey and Lebanon.
The Syrian economy is a multi-researched economy based on agriculture, industry, and trade.
The agriculture sector is still predominant and continues to serve as an important engine in the country's economic and social development. It accounts for 31% of the GDP and 23% of employment. The most common crops are wheat, barley, cotton, vegetables, citrus fruits, olives, tobacco and sugar beet. The industrial sector is vibrant employing 29% of the labor force and contributes 22% to the GDP. The main industries are food processing and textiles.

Agricultural Production has considerably developed during recent years as a result of investment development for natural resources and adopting modern techniques in all fields of Agricultural production, besides the good Policies and Procedures taken by the government to encourage agricultural investment and to develop it vertically and horizontally.
As a result self sufficiency has been achieved for most products; also surplus is available for export for many agricultural commodities of good quality.

Going back to the annual book of Arabic Agricultural Statistics, issued by the Arab Organization of Agricultural Development, The year 2003 witnessed:

-Gross Agricultural production in current prices 5403 Million US Dollars.
- Value of Agricultural Exports 264,95 Million US Dollars.
- Value of Agricultural Imports 933,77 Million US Dollars

 

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