Established in the 1970's, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) is the main institution responsible for regulating, classifying, preparing programs for the industrial activity in Jordan. Characterized by a vertical organizational structure, the ministry’s several departments coordinate their efforts for such cause. The website is an important part of the ministry’s mission by providing important legal information as well as facilitating services through electronic forms.
Current and potential investors approach MIT for the following services
commercial agents and moderators
trade marks and patents
industrial design and drawing
import cards and licenses
stamping and signature
quality and marketing
safeguard measures and antidumping protection
The website features Arabic and English versions and includes a number of useful links and legal publications. It also provides a number of studies about the market and competition.