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.
|Debt to GDP||95.9||%|
ALL DATA 2018 UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED.
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Jordan is once again looking to bring investors into its upstream sector to reduce its need for imports. Against a backdrop of constrained investment, it has its work cut out.
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