Jordan 2017

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“Jordan, with its unifying identity, welcomes and supports its Arab brethren”

Politics

“Jordan, with its unifying identity, welcomes and supports its Arab brethren”

Today the "biggest host to refugees in the world," the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has emerged as a role model of stability, tolerance and...

“Duty-free access to 1.6 billion consumers”

Development

“Duty-free access to 1.6 billion consumers”

Nasser Shraideh

Chief commissioner of Aqaba SEZ Authority

“We have centralized all investment procedures”

Business Services

“We have centralized all investment procedures”

THABET ELWIR

Chief Commissioner of the Jordan Investment Commission

“Our net profit after tax reached $533m for 2016”

Finance

“Our net profit after tax reached $533m for 2016”

Nemeh Sabbagh

CEO of Arab Bank

“Best-placed professional firm in Jordan and Iraq”

Business Services

“Best-placed professional firm in Jordan and Iraq”

BISHR BAKER

Managing Partner of Ernst & Young Jordan and Iraq

Cairo Amman Bank takes tech transfer to next level

Finance

Cairo Amman Bank takes tech transfer to next level

Having gained global repute for applying iris-recognition tech in ATMs, Cairo Amman Bank is now about to disrupt banking services while raising financial...

“Wherever we are, we are pharma leaders”

Trade

“Wherever we are, we are pharma leaders”

GHIATH SUKHTIAN

Chairman of MS Pharma

“We have reached 95% 4G/LTE coverage”

ICT

“We have reached 95% 4G/LTE coverage”

JÉRÔME HÉNIQUE

CEO of Orange Jordan

Development

Jordan uniquely qualified to become hub for region’s reconstruction

Jordan uniquely qualified to become hub for region’s reconstruction

Host to millions of refugees, Jordan is today preparing to ensure their countries get rebuilt, with investment demand estimated to be $200bn in Syria...

Trade

Jordan’s business community paves way for trade revival with Iraq

Jordan’s business community paves way for trade revival with Iraq

Proactive engagement with Iraq through the Jordanian government and the country's largest business lobby, the Amman Chamber of Industry, has...

Investment

Aqaba: Jordan’s investment darling stares down an economic boom

Aqaba: Jordan’s investment darling stares down an economic boom

Eco-friendly port terminals have earned the special economic zone international acclaim. Credit: Aqaba Development Corporation

Development

“Blending tourism, logistics and industry in one place”

“Blending tourism, logistics and industry in one place”

GHASSAN GHANEM

CEO of Aqaba Development Corporation

Logistics

“We have more than tripled throughput”

“We have more than tripled throughput”

Jeppe Jensen

CEO of Aqaba Container Terminal

Logistics

Aqaba’s port stands out as model public-private partnership

Aqaba’s port stands out as model public-private partnership

Once Jordan's largest hindrance to trade, the Aqaba Container Terminal has developed into one of the best operating ports in the region.

Industry

“High-tech industries will become a growth area”

“High-tech industries will become a growth area”

Sheldon Fink

CEO of PBI Aqaba Industrial Estate

Energy

“Petroleum consumption has risen 3% annually”

“Petroleum consumption has risen 3% annually”

ABDEL KARIM ALAWIN

CEO of Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company

“Banks in Jordan are healthy and compete domestically and abroad”

“Banks in Jordan are healthy and compete domestically and abroad”

Ziad Fariz

Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan

“We are a living example that FDI works in Jordan”

Aviation

“We are a living example that FDI works in Jordan”

KJELD BINGER

CEO of Airport International Group

“Jordan spreads its culture of tolerance and anti-extremism through education”

“Jordan spreads its culture of tolerance and anti-extremism through education”

Adel Tweissi

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

QAIA’s on-time expansion leads to top regional accolade

Aviation

QAIA’s on-time expansion leads to top regional accolade

Queen Alia International Airport named Best Airport by Size and Region in the Middle East after raising its passenger capacity to up to 12 million....

“We’re ranked first in Jordan for research impact”

Education

“We’re ranked first in Jordan for research impact”

OMAR AL-JARRAH

President of Jordan University of Science and Technology

“Our market share for medical insurance is now 45 percent”

Insurance

“Our market share for medical insurance is now 45 percent”

MUSTAFA MELHEM

CEO of Gig | Arab Orient Insurance

“FIC is the most solvent insurance company in Jordan”

“FIC is the most solvent insurance company in Jordan”

Ali Al-Wazani

CEO of First Insurance Company