East Mediterranean

Jordan

Highly dependent on foreign aid and remittances, the kingdom's economy is set grow a mere 2% in 2018. Amman faces a popular backlash at each attempt to push through IMF-backed reforms. Plans to import natural gas from Israel’s Leviathan field, to curb a gaping energy deficit, face widespread public opprobrium.

Jordan Water Supply/Demand (Bcm/Y)*
Jordan's Debt ($Bn) Has Nearly Doubled Since 2011
Key Middle Eastern Beneficiaries Of US Aid ($Bn)^