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April 2020

Recent global developments in the light of COVID-19 pandemic are likely to have a negative impact on Jordan’s growth.

Skyscrapers appear in the distance in this aerial shot of Jordan.


Saroj Kumar Jha

Regional Director for the Mashreq

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Oct 09, 2019

Jordan's Economic Update — October 2019

Real GDP grew at 2.0% in Q1-2019, only slightly higher than 1.8% in Q4 -2018. Key supply side drivers were the services sector, contributing 1.4% to GDP growth, while industry contributed 0.3% and agriculture 0.2%.

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