Jordan

Key Highlights of Bilateral Relationship between India and Jordan (Updated on October 2014)

India’s relationship with Jordan has always been characterized by warmth and goodwill based on mutual respect. The two countries signed their first bilateral agreement for cooperation and friendly relations in 1947, which was formalised in 1950 when the two countries established full-fledged diplomatic ties. There has been regular exchange of visits between the two countries at all levels over the years.

Indian Diaspora in Jordan: 

·         Non Residents Indians (NRI):  6975 (February 2010)
·         Overseas Citizen of India (OCI): 25 (February 2010)
·         Total Indian Community: 7000 (February 2010)
·         Remittance inflows (US$ Million): 122.87 (2012)

India’s trade with Jordan:

·         Export (US$ Million): 680.34 (April-August 2014)
·         Import (US$ Million): 325.3 (April-August 2014)
·         Total (US$ Million): 1005.64 (April-August 2014)
·         Trade Balance (US$ Million): 355.04 (April-August 2014)

Bilateral Investment with Jordan:

·         Investment inflows (US$ Million): 0.17 (2014-upto July 2014)
·         Investment outflows (US$ Million): Nil (August 2014)

Bilateral Tourism with Jordan:

·         Outbound : 64971 (2011)

Bilateral Agreement:

  • AGREEMENT BETWEEN JORDAN AND INDIA FOR PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF INVESTMENTS (December 01, 2006)
  • MOU ON CONSULTATIONS BETWEEN INDIA AND JORDAN (December 08, 2000)

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University of Jordon (UJ), Indian Embassy Examine Collaboration Prospects

UJ President, Prof. Ekhleif Tarawneh on Sunday met with the Indian Ambassador in Amman, Anil Trigunayat. The two parts examined prospects of cooperation and opportunities to exchange scientific, cultural and academic expertise.

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