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By Jawad Anani - Jan 05,2016
Last year witnessed decreases in the size of foreign direct investment, income from tourism and exports of goods.The negative growth in exports was explained by various government ministers as the result of border closure with Iraq (in July 2015) and Syria (since 2014).
By Jawad Anani - Dec 29,2015
It is difficult to make predictions for 2016 when even the final figures for the year 2015 will not be out until three months from now.The World Bank estimated the GDP growth for 2015 to be 2.5 per cent. I believe it will be lower.
By Jawad Anani - Dec 14,2015
We, in the Arab world, get indignant when American presidents or secretaries of state wear a yarmulke at a Jewish organisation, in a synagogue or at concentration camp memorial.
By Jawad Anani - Dec 07,2015
With great discretion, the government of Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour took two separate decisions last week that angered many Jordanians.Some limited protestations occurred, and anger erupted among some members of Parliament, so eventually the government retracted its decision.
By Jawad Anani - Nov 30,2015
Historically speaking, most revolutions were followed by long periods of chaos and internal violence.What people revolted against was usually replaced by a worse dictatorship and dysfunctional state.The French Revolution started as an attempt to free the political prisoners from
By Jawad Anani - Nov 23,2015
French naturalist George-Louis Buffon of the 18th century is credited with the famous quote “style is the man”, which I always thought was vintage Shakespeare.I remembered this quote when I was listening and watching His Majesty King Abdullah deliver his inaugural speech to the t
By Jawad Anani - Nov 16,2015
Daesh struck during the last two weeks in Lebanon, Egypt and France.
By Jawad Anani - Nov 09,2015
It is accidentally convenient that the acronym for the Department of Statistics in Jordan is DOS.
By Jawad Anani - Nov 02,2015
Prime Minister  Abdullah Ensour praised his government’s economic performance at a press conference which he held on October 31.Ensour said that the budget and the Jordanian dinar were holding despite adverse regional conditions.
By Jawad Anani - Oct 26,2015
While I was watching Fareed Zakaria’s “Global Public Square (GPS) on CNN two weeks ago, I was especially attracted to his conversation with Gillian Tett.



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