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U.S.-Jordan Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

On October 24, 2000, the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan signed the U.S.-Jordan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the agreement entered force on December 17, 2001. The U.S.-Jordan FTA is the United States' third free trade agreement, following the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agreement and the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico and it's the United States first agreement with an Arab country.

The U.S.-Jordan FTA demonstrates the United States support of Jordan's domestic economic reforms, encourage efforts by other Middle East countries to open their economies and to enhance regional stability.

Starting January 1, 2010, the agreement became fully implemented, which means that all the American made products are now customs tariff exempted (except for some products). To learn more about the this FTA, please visit your one-stop shop for FTA related information please visit:

http://www.export.gov/fta/jordan

http://www.ustr.gov/Trade_Agreements/Bilateral/Jordan/Section_Index.html