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Jordan-EU meeting on 'EU rules of origin' trade deal postponed indefinitely

A meeting slated for Wednesday to explain the EU rules of origin deal and how to maximise benefits from it was postponed upon a request from the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the EU delegation in Jordan said on Monday.

The meeting was scheduled to host Jordanian and European private and public sector representatives...

...the EU has allowed Made in Jordan products to utilise more than 70 per cent of production inputs from non-local materials.

A total of 18 industrial and developmental zones are included in this move, while the relaxed rules will also be applied to other industries across the Kingdom once 200,000 jobs for Syrian refugees are created and when those Syrians are issued work permits...

Acknowledging that it is not in the commission’s mandate to force the participation of EU private sector in any event, the delegation said the response so far (25 confirmed companies, including a few large ones, consultants and a number of sector organisations) was “adequate”...


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