Summary; Jordan’s Economic Situation in 2015

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  • central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) Quarters, Amman - (Archives)

AMMAN —Al Ghad— Economic slowdown indicated by growth index figures dropping to 2.4 per cent in Jordan, for the year 2015, from 3.1 per cent in 2014, with inflation indices declining by 0.9 per cent, due to the drop in oil and fuel prices, as well as foodstuff, in a time regional political and security turmoil, leading to the total shutdown of borderlines with Iraq and Syria.

The report published by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) shows public deficits after aid increased by 1.2 per cent, to comprise 3.5 per cent of GDP compared to 2.3 per cent in 2014, with the current accounts for expenditures on debt reach 8.9 per cent of GDP, compared to 7.3 per cent the year before.