Jordan and Slovakia explore ways to increase joint investments

President of the Jordanian Chamber of Industry Fathi Jaghbir and Slovak Foreign Minister Ivan Korcok discussed ways to increase joint investments, according to a statement from the chamber published by the Jordan News Agency on Saturday. , Peter. Korcok began a visit to Jordan last week for the first time, leading an economic delegation.

During a meeting with Korcok, Jaghbir explained that joint investments are feasible, especially since the Kingdom has well-developed industries in the field of renewable energy while Slovakia is known for its developed battery and battery industries. energy storage. Jaghbir underlined the importance of the Slovak market for Jordanian exports to reach the different markets of European Union countries. He also noted that Jordan could serve as a gateway for Slovak products to reach the markets of Arab Gulf countries and Iraq.

The volume of joint trade is still below expectations, Jaghbir said, describing it as “still very modest”. During his visit to the country, Korcok addressed the participants of the Jordanian-Slovak Business Forum held in Amman saying that it is an “excellent opportunity to initiate direct contacts between our businesses,” according to the website. The forum was co-organized by the Amman Chamber of Industry and the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency.

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