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Economic Update | Report: Can agri-tech offer sustainable solutions to GCC food security challenges?

27 Apr 2022
Report: Can agri-tech offer sustainable solutions to GCC food security challenges?
Food production in the GCC has long faced obstacles ranging from water scarcity to a lack of arable soil – factors that are being exacerbated by climate change.

Economic Update | Jordan outlines tax reforms as part of efforts to bridge budget gap

21 Nov 2017
Jordan tax
Expected revisions to Jordan’s tax code seek to tackle avoidance and reduce the basket of goods covered by subsidies – measures aimed at cutting the budget deficit.

Economic View | Ahmad Amoudi, General Manager, CRIF Jordan

23 Oct 2017
Ahmad Amoudi
What steps have been taken to establish the first credit bureau in Jordan, and what are your plans to reach full operation?

Economic Update | Jordan targets small business growth

19 Oct 2017
Jordan SMEs
A national drive to boost support for Jordan’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is gaining pace, spearheaded by increased access to finance and plans to garner a more business-friendly...

Economic Update | Strengthening ties with new and old trading partners to bolster Jordanian exports

25 Sep 2017
Jordan Trade
Jordan has taken steps to increase its international trade flows by re-establishing links with traditional partners and expanding connections with new markets.

Economic Update | Jordan steps up airport upgrades and flights to key destinations

21 Aug 2017
Jordan Tourism
An overhaul of Jordan’s airport infrastructure, coupled with an increase in flights, could provide a welcome boost to the country’s tourism sector.

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