Jordan: Slow growth, but revival on course

Country Views
  • Growth this year is expected to be driven by a recovery in exports and a revival in tourism. Funding from the London initiative should also help finance the current account and maintain reserves at an adequate level. 
  • While there is a large untapped export potential in Jordan’s agricultural sector, another budding growth area is in coding.
  • Higher demand and prices for fertiliser, along with strong partnerships with some Asian partners, could bring new opportunities for growth both downstream and upstream in Jordan’s phosphate supply chain.


Florence Eid-Oakden, Ph.D, Chief Economist

Charlene Rahall, Analyst

The Country Views series shines the spotlight on specific developments in MENA countries, analysing them from a local perspective to deliver forward looking views for businesses and investors.

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