Tag: Economy

The Country

The Country Has A Task Ahead To Lure Global Investors

Jordanian Prime Minister Dr. Omar Al Razzaz, during his visit to the Ministry of Planning and international Cooperation in the first week of July, claimed that the financial support “represented in the direct loans and financial aid my country is…

US Largest Decline

US Personal Spending to Record Largest Decline since 1959

The entire Coronavirus crisis has severely hit economies all over the world. The United States is not an exception. Pandemic pushes US personal spending to record largest decline since 1959. Research by Finbold.com shows that the United States’ personal spending has significantly dropped…

Euromoney 2019: Jordan’s Economic Challenge

Euromoney Conferences has announced its sixth annual conference in Jordan to be held on Tuesday 2 July under the theme: Stability, Innovation and Transformation – Jordan’s Economic Challenge. Euromoney will be partnering with the Central Bank of Jordan as the…

EIB

EIB: BUILDING ECONOMIC RESILIENCE IN JORDAN

The European Investment Bank (EIB) aims to invest USD 1 billion during 2019-2020 Over four decades, the European Investment Bank has been supporting the Jordanian economy by investing in projects that make a difference in people’s life. The Bank financed…

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The Jordanian Economy: A Macroeconomic Narrative

By JORDAN STRATEGY FORUM Economic narrative: The population of Jordan, estimated at 10.05 million in 2017, is composed of Jordanians (6.96 million) and non-Jordanians (3.09 million). As commonly known, the Syrian civil war has resulted in a large influx of…

Mining

Saudi Arabia Mining Sector Expands Amid Push for Private Investment

Efforts to encourage greater private sector participation have coincided with strong growth in Saudi Arabia’s mining sector, a key part of the country’s diversification strategy and a prominent driver of broader economic expansion. Mining grew by 6.3 percent year-on-year (y-o-y)…

Loan guarantee

The Jordan Loan Guarantee Corporation: Loaning to the Little Guy

SMEs in Jordan have long been held back by a lack of access to finance. The Jordan Loan Guarantee Corporation is working to change this. By: Dina Al-Wakeel A public shareholding company that was created in 1994, the Jordan Loan…

entrepreneurs

Engaging Entrepreneurs

A leading Arab American businesswomen is eager to set Jordanian entrepreneurs and startups on the path to growth. By Nada Atieh Juman Doleh-Alomary, the head of IT auditing at Wayne State University in Detroit, led a session on designing business…