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New Delhi, 18 July 1963

The Government of the Republic of India and the Government of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan,

ANIMATED by the desire to develop and strengthen the trade between the two countries and to promote closer economic relations,

HAVE agreed as follows:

Article 1

The two Contracting Parties shall accord to the commerce of each other treatment no less favourable than that accorded to the commerce of any third country.

This provision shall not however apply to the grant or continuance

(a) advantages accorded by either of the Contracting Parties to contiguous countries which in so far as Jordan is concerned will include states of the Arab League and so far as India is concerned Afghanistan.

(b) advantages resulting from any Customs Union or free trade area to which either of the Contracting Parties is or may become a party .

(c) preferences and advantages accorded by India or Jordan to any country existing on the date of this Agreement or in so far as India is concerned in replacement of such preferences or advantages that existed prior to the 15th August, 1947, and or

(d) advantages accorded by virtue of a multi-lateral economic agreement designed to liberalise conditions of international commerce

Article 2

Subject to their respective import, export, foreign exchange and other regulations, the two Contracting Parties shall give the maximum possible facilities and take all appropriate measures to promote trade between the two countries in all possible ways, in particular with regard to the items mentioned in Schedules 'A' and 'B' attached to this Agreement.

Nothing in this Agreement shall preclude trade in goods and commodities not mentioned in the said Schedules.

Article 3

All payments for current transactions under this Agreement shall be effected in Pounds Sterling unless otherwise agreed to between the two Parties.

Article 4

The two Contracting Parties agree to grant, each other, subject to their respective laws and regulations, reasonable facilities for holding trade fairs and exhibitions in their respective territories.

Article 5

Nationals, of either Contracting Party shall be permitted to enter, sojourn, travel or reside in the territory of the other party for the purpose of promoting trade between the two countries, provided that the enjoyment of the above rights shall be subject to the laws and regulations of such other party which are generally applicable to all foreigners alike.

Article 6

The two Contracting Parties undertake to cooperate for mutual benefit with a view to strengthening economic relations between the two countries, and to furthering the interchange and use of scientific and technical knowledge particularly by affording opportunities for technical training and assistance wherever possible.

Article 7

The merchant ships and sailing vessels belonging to either of the two Contracting Parties, together with their cargoes, shall enjoy, in respect of all matters, relating to navigation, free entry into the ports open to foreign trade, use of ports and harbour facilities, loading and unloading dues, taxes and other facilities, a treatment in no way less favourable than the treatment accorded to ships of any other foreign country, except that any concessions accorded to ships engaged in the coastal trade of either party shall not be available under this Article to the other Party.

Article 8

The two Contracting Parties agree to set up a Joint Committee that shall meet at the request of either party to review the implementation of this Agreement and to ensure proper fulfilment of its provisions.

Article 9

This Agreement shall replace the provisions of the Agreement signed between the two countries on the 11th May, 1962. It shall come into force with immediate effect and shall remain in force till 31.12.64 and shall thereafter be renewable from year to. year by tacit consent of the two parties unless rescinded on giving three months' notice in Writing by either party before its expiry.

IN WITNESS THEREOF, the undersigned duly authorised thereto have signed the Agreement in two original copies in English both of which shall be equally authentic.

DONE at New Delhi, this Eighteenth day of July, 1963.

For the Government of the Republic of India.


For the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.



I. Animal and Marine Products

1. Leather manufactures excluding shoes
2. Finished leather
3. Animal casings

II. Agricultural Products

1. Cigars and cigarettes
2. Hemp
3. Palmyra fibre
4. Tapioca flour (Manioc meal)
5. Sago
6. Fresh fruits including bananas
7. Fruit products
8. Cotton seed oil
9. plywood (commercial and tea-chesta)
10. Henna powder
11. Cashew nuts and other dry fruit-almond, walnuts, raisins, figs, pistachio nuts etc. dry ginger 04 .
12. Coir and coir products
14. Tamarind
15. Turmeric
16. Castor oil
17. Groundnut oil
18. tinseed oil
19. Salad oil
20. Vanaspati
21. Cotton seed cake
22. Deoiled cake (Rice bran)

III Drugs Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals and Allied Products

1. Calcined Magnesite
2. Bichromates
3. Alumina ferric
4. Ferro manganese
5. Pigments, paints and varnishes
6. Printing inks other than black
7. Fountain pen ink
8. Myrabolam and extract
9. Nux Vomica Alkaloids and preparations
10. Soaps, toiletries, Hair oil and perfumes
11. Glycerine
12. Hydraulic Brake Fluid
13. Pharmaceuticals, drugs, medicines, vaccines, serums, etc.
14. Safety matches & Fire extinguishers
16. Crockery
17. Magnesium chloride
18. Ethyl alcohol and Industrial alcohol
19. Rubber products including bicycle tyres and tubes other than those types of tyres and tubes export of which is banned.
20. Asbestos products
21. Liquid Glucose
22. Benzene
23. Surgical cotton
24. Strychine
25. Morphine
26. Bromides (Sodium and Potassium and Calcium)
27. Liquid Bromine
28. All antibiotics
29. All Alkaloids
30. Synthetic drugs
31. Tetrazycliris
32. Hamycin I
33. Anti-tubercular drugs (P.A.S. and Salts)
34. Anti Dysentery drugs (Idochlaro and di-iodoquinolin)
35. Bleaching powder
36. Hydro-Chloric acid
37. Hydrogen peroxide
38. Sodium perborate
39. Liquid chlorine
40. Anti-leprotic drugs (D.S.S. and derivatives)
41. Amodiaquin
42. Vitamin A
43. Vitamin C
44. Emetine
45. Saritoriken
46. Quirmine
47. Brucine
48. Synthetic hormones
49. Aspirin
50. Calcium gluconate and other calcium salts
51. Ferro gluconate
52. Nikethamide
53. Insecticides pesticides, fungicides (formulations only)
54. Dentiffices.
55. PVQ/Leather cloth

IV. Engineering Products

1. Aluminium and ACSR conductors
2. Insulators
3. Distribution transformers
4. Transmission line poles and towers
5. Air conditioners, water coolers and refrigerators
6. Public address equipment
7. Radio receivers
8. Electric lamps (GLS)
9. Fluoroscent lamps
10. Rubber and plastic insulated house wiring cable
11. Electric motors
12. Bicycles
13. Storage batteries
14. Electricity House service meters
15. Agricultural implements if tractor drawn
16. Cotton and hair belting
17. Pressure lamps and stoves
18. Stationery
19. Coated abrasives
20. Diesel engines
21. Duplicators
23. Buckles
24. Eyelets
25. Vacuum, bottles and flasks
26. Collapsible tubes
27. Pumps (coupled with prime movers or not) (Centrifugal pumps.)
28. Pumps driven by diesel engines and electric motors
29. Railway materials
30. Precision and scientific instruments; survey instruments.
31. Paper and pulp making machinery
32. Grey iron castings, forgings and cast iron pipes
33. Rolled steel products
34. Steel castings and forgings
35. Foundry casting for machine parts
36. Crown corks
37. Cutlery
38. bolts etc.
39. Sewing machines
40. Electric fans
41. Steel furniture
42. Tin plate containers
43. Household utensils of iron and steel, brass and aluminium
44. Kerosene stoves
45. Weighing machines
46. Scientific instrument of all types
47. G. I. buckets
48. Welding electrodes (arc welding electrodes)
49. Enamelled copper wire
50. Sand paper
51. Locks
52. Steel structurals and fabrication
53. Conduit pipes and fittings

V. Mining Products

1. Mica bricks
2. Micanite
3. Ground Mica
4. Sillimanite
5. Ilemenite
6. Magnesite
7. Iron ore
8. Manganese ore

VI. Plastics and Sports Goods

1. S ate frames
2. Fountain pens
3. Plastic and moulded goods, including umbrella handles
4. Linoleum
5. Leather cloth
6. Bangles
7. Decorate lamina
8. Sports goods

VII. Textiles, Cotton and Woollen Such as

1. Cotton piece goods.
2. Cotton dhoties and sarees
3. Hosiery and knitted garments-cotton and rayon
4. Silk, art silk and rayon fabrics
5. Cotton twist and yarn other than cotton, woollen and silk manufactures
6. Jute manufactures
7. Handloom fabrics


1. Tea
2. Coffee
3. Spices including pepper
4. Fish--dried and salted
5. Fish prawns--dried
6. Preserved fruits and vegetable products
7. Cane jaggery
8. Cane jaggery powder (Indian gur)
9. Processed food
10. Sugar

IX. Others

1. Biscuits
2. Confectionery and chocolates
3. Potable spirits and beer
4. Red Earthen tiles
5. Agarbathies
6. Pencils
7. Carbon paper and typewriter ribbons
8. Books (Printed and others)
9. Brass artware and other handicrafts
10. Bees wax
11. Paraffin wax
12. Opium, raw
13. Exposed cinematographic films
14. Records
15. Clocks and watches
16. Umbrellas and umbrella parts
17. Handicrafts and cottage industry products
18. Artificial dentures
19. Stationery articles
20. Ball point pencils
21. Sandalwood chips
22. Cigarette paper
23. Cycle rims
24. Printing inks
25. Guar gum
26. Rubber tread materials



1. Rock phosphate
2. Potash and bromine
3. Nome
4. Goat skins
5. Sheep skins
6. Wool and other animal hair
7. Olives and olive oil
8. Asphalt
9. Holy Land Handicrafts
10. Cement
11. Cigarettes and Tobacco
12. Fruits and vegetables
13. Confectionery
14. Oil



The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Government of the Republic of India animated by the desire to develop and strengthen the trade between the two countries and to promote closer economic relations, have reviewed the Trade Agreement signed by the two Governments and have agreed as follows

1. The Trade Agreement referred to above shall be extended for a period of three years ending on the 31st day of December, 1967.

2. The Joint Committee referred to in Article 8 of the said Trade Agreement, shall hold periodic meetings in the months of January and July of each year to ensure the fulfilment of the provisions of said Trade Agreement and this Protocol at such places as shall be mutually agreed upon by both parties from time to time.

3. The two Contracting Parties shall cooperate to the utmost possible extent in technical fields to their mutual advantage and for the purposes of economic development, including the establishment of joint ventures and expansion of trade.

4. This Protocol shall be read together with the Trade Agreement of July 18, 1963 and shall form an integral part thereof.

Done in Amman, this 15th day of November, 1964.

For the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

For the Government of the Republic of India.

India Bilateral

Ministry of External Affairs, India

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