Jordan 2019

Having kept an eye on Jordan over the past few years, The Business Year has seen the country's resiliency and recent shift toward a more proactive private sector that seeks to transform its myriad of challenges into business opportunities. 2019 marks the inaugural year of our coverage of the Hashemite Kingdom, in partnership with the Jordan Investment Commission.

The Business Year's country-specific publications, sometimes featuring over 150 face-to-face interviews, are among the most comprehensive annual economic publications available internationally.

This 156-page publication covers Aqaba, green economy, finance, energy, industry, IT and telecoms, transport, construction, real estate, health, education, and tourism. The report features dozens of interviews, including:

  • HM King Abdullah II
  • Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global
  • Ghassan Nuqul, Vice Chairman, Nuqul Group
  • Dr. Ziad Fariz, Governor, Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)
  • Dr. Jamal Al Sarayrah, Chairman, Arab Potash Company (APC)
  • Walid Tahabsem, President & CEO, Integrated Technology Group (ITG)
  • Kjeld Binger, CEO, Airport International Group (AIG)
  • Bater M.S. Kardan, Group CEO, Abdali Investment & Development PSC
  • Dr. Hassib Sahyoun, Founder, Chairman & CEO, MedLabs Consultancy Group
  • Dr. Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, Managing Director, Jordan Tourism Board (JTB)


The publication also features a range of articles and analysis, including:

  • Remittances
  • Tax reform
  • Gateway to the Levant
  • Solar exports
  • Fintech and financial inclusion
  • Diversification of energy matrix
  • Boosting exports
  • Exporting services
  • Aviation infrastructure
  • Iraq and Syria opportunities
  • Medical tourism
  • Adventure tourism