MENA Economic Monitor- October 2018

GDP is expected from 2.0 percent in 2017 to 2.1 percent in 2018, 2.3 percent in 2019 and 2.4 percent in 2020.


The WB promotes an ambitious agenda for jobs and access to basic services while addressing the impact of the Syrian crisis.

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New US$500 million support to Jordan will support the government’s ongoing reforms to improve the economy.



Saroj Kumar Jha

Regional Director for the Mashreq

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