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.
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Regional power interconnection projects have struggled to gain traction in the Middle East, with the GCCIA chronically underused. Yet momentum is building for broader connections to North Africa and Europe, while Jordan intends to begin supplying Iraq with electricity by next summer.
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