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Industry
  • The Industrial sector accounts for around 7.65% of national output and employs around 140,000 people, or the equivalent of 24.8% of the local labor force. It is the second largest employer after the public sector, ahead of other economic sectors.
  • This sector encompasses more than 15 sub-sectors which range in importance in terms of their contribution to GDP and employment.
  • Industrial exports hovered at 2.29 USD Billion by end of 2016.

 

EXPORT COMPOSITION (2016)

EXPORT COMPOSITION (2016)

Source: Higher Council of Customs

 

MAIN DESTINATION OF EXPORTS (2016) 

Country

% Share of Total Exports

Turkey

26.9

Syria

10.0

Italy

4.7

Spain

4.6

KSA 4.5
Iraq 4.3
Ivory Coast 3.4
Egypt 3.4
Bangladesh 2.8
Cyprus 2.7
Greece 2.7
Korea 2.4
Argentina 2.0
UAE 1.7
Jordan 1.7
Kuwait 1.5
Brazil 1.4
India 1.2
Nigeria 1.2
Other 17.1

Source: Higher Council of Customs

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