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Jordan overview

Jordan city view

In Jordan we focus on:

  • Promoting economic inclusion across sectors by increasing access to finance for women, youth and other underserved groups; enhancing access to skills development; and increasing access to services and economic opportunities.
  • Further developing sustainable municipal infrastructure and green energy through improving performance, service delivery and sustainability of infrastructure; increasing renewable energy capacity; improving energy and resource efficiency and climate resilience; and enhancing institutional and regulatory support for sustainable energy and water use.
  • Strengthening competitiveness and resilience by diversifying access to finance and fostering innovation. This includes strengthening the capacity of corporates and SMEs to grow and add value through improved business standards, greater integration in regional value chains and increased innovation; strengthening resilience through development of capital market and local currency financing solutions; increasing private sector participation; and improving the business environment.

The EBRD's 2018 Annual Meeting and Business Forum was held on the shores of the Dead Sea. 

The EBRD’s Jordan strategy was adopted on 27 January 2020

EBRD forecast for Jordan’s Real GDP Growth in 2023 2.5%

EBRD forecast for Jordan’s Real GDP Growth in 2024 2.5%

Economic growth in Jordan reached 2.5 per cent in 2022, led by a broad-based acceleration in most sectors, including tourism, but slower growth in the mining sector. Growth picked up to 2.8 per cent year on year in the first quarter of 2023, driven by improved performance in agriculture, construction, transport, and tourism (as tourism receipts finally surpassed pre-pandemic levels). 

Jordan in the EBRD's 2022-23 Transition report


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