Jordan 2017

Poised for regional reconstruction

Jordan

Poised for regional reconstruction

Jordan is positioning itself as a launchpad for the rebuilding of Iraq and Syria.

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Enabling growth

Maldives

2019

Enabling growth

The Maldives’ dispersed geography, while bestowing the country’s irresistible appeal, also carries unique challenges to a growing economy.
The west coast of Europe

Portugal

2019

The west coast of Europe

An economic miracle for some, Portugal is modernizing and alluring. From start-ups to surf waves, the country evokes an almost Californian model on the west coast of Europe.
How a small island nation became Africa’s business champion

Mauritius

2019

How a small island nation became Africa’s business champion

In only 50 years, Mauritius defied all economic predictions and is today ranked number one in Africa for its ease in doing business.
Revive Greece, restore Europe

Greece

2018

Revive Greece, restore Europe

Signs of recovery make a compelling case for easing the Greek debt.
Where business  mixes with beauty

Maldives

2018

Where business mixes with beauty

The Greater Malé Region, formed by the union of six neighboring islands, will decongest the capital and enable unprecedented tourism growth.
The nation with a reach much greater than its borders

Luxembourg

2018

The nation with a reach much greater than its borders

Luxembourg has become a leader in financial firsts that belies its size.
Access point to Africa

Mauritius

2017

Access point to Africa

A forthcoming free trade agreement could energize an ancient commercial route between China and Mauritius, forging a cross-continential gateway centuries in the making.
Poised for regional reconstruction

Jordan

2017

Poised for regional reconstruction

Jordan is positioning itself as a launchpad for the rebuilding of Iraq and Syria.
Access to the heart of Europe

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Access to the heart of Europe

Luxembourg’s financial sector expertise and business friendly culture are helping Chinese businesses to engage in Europe.
Reforms spark progress

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Reforms spark progress

Far-reaching structural reforms have paved the way for a sustained recovery in growth and investment
Stability locks in future growth

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Stability locks in future growth

Côte d’Ivoire’s economic renaissance is rapidly creating a new golden era
Building the dream

Maldives

2016

Building the dream

The Maldives invests in infrastructure to unleash growth
Re-engineering for growth

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2016

Re-engineering for growth

Egypt is undergoing an infrastructure overhaul
Oil nation charts a new course

Brunei Darussalam

2016

Oil nation charts a new course

Ancient Sino-Bruneian trade routes have been revived, marking 25 years in diplomatic relations.
Economic ties boosted as President Xi visits Egypt

Egypt

2015

Economic ties boosted as President Xi visits Egypt

Egyptian President al-Sisi and Chinese President Xi deliver a joint statement at the Presidential Palace in Cairo on January 21st, 2016.
An all-weather friend in Africa

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An all-weather friend in Africa

President Xi’s historic visit to Zimbabwe marks a breakthrough in the strengthening of ties.
Looking seaward

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Looking seaward

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Investing in durability

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2013

Investing in durability

A safe choice for business in North Africa
Investing in democracy

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2013

Investing in democracy

The road to economic revival
Unleashing its growth potential

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2012

Unleashing its growth potential

A call for international investment
Uma porta para Africa no coração do Atlântico

Cabo Verde

2012

Uma porta para Africa no coração do Atlântico

Exemplo de democracia e governação na região em que se insere, Cabo Verde procura parceiros privados que o ajudem a constituir-se como um centro internacional de prestação de serviços. Por ar, terra e mar.

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

Diplomacy

“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 economic

“Duty-free access to 1.6 billion consumers”

Economy

“Duty-free access to 1.6 billion consumers”

Nasser Shraideh

Chief commissioner of Aqaba SEZ Authority

“We have centralized all investment procedures”

Economy

“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”

Industry

“Wherever we are, we are pharma leaders”

GHIATH SUKHTIAN

Chairman of MS Pharma

“We have reached 95% 4G/LTE coverage”

Telecom & IT

“We have reached 95% 4G/LTE coverage”

JÉRÔME HÉNIQUE

CEO of Orange Jordan

Jordan uniquely qualified to become hub for region’s reconstruction

Economy

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

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

Industry

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 once

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

Economy

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

“Blending tourism, logistics and industry in one place”

Economy

“Blending tourism, logistics and industry in one place”

GHASSAN GHANEM

CEO of Aqaba Development Corporation

“We have more than tripled throughput”

Logistics

“We have more than tripled throughput”

Jeppe Jensen

CEO of Aqaba Container Terminal

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

Logistics

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.

“High-tech industries will become a growth area”

Industry

“High-tech industries will become a growth area”

Sheldon Fink

CEO of PBI Aqaba Industrial Estate

“Petroleum consumption has risen 3% annually”

Energy

“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

“The private sector has to prepare for the next move: the re-building of Syria”

“The private sector has to prepare for the next move: the re-building of Syria”

Omar Malhas

Minister of Finance

King Hussein Business Park sets out to expand by 13 times

Telecom & IT

King Hussein Business Park sets out to expand by 13 times

“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

“The reopening of the Iraq border crossing is vital for reconstruction efforts”

“The reopening of the Iraq border crossing is vital for reconstruction efforts”

Yarub Qudah

Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply

“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 & Research

“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”

Finance

“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