ECONOMY

Visiting King Abdullah II of Jordan…

Visiting King Abdullah II of Jordan (left) speaking at a meeting at the Federation of Greek Industries (SEV) yesterday. SEV President Odysseas Kyriakopoulos is on the right. During the king’s two-day visit, the two countries signed agreements to promote cooperation in trade, tourism and investment. The Jordanian economy last year grew at a rate of 7.6 percent, with inflation at 3.2 percent. Greek exports to Jordan have topped $25 million this year, while imports from that country stand at about $1.6 million.