Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LII

No 9

2-Mar-2009

Jordan

Jordan To Receive $100Mn US Grants

Jordan and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on 24 February signed four agreements for grants to Jordan totaling $100mn, as part of the US economic assistance to the Kingdom in 2009. The first for $70mn will be allocated to support the treasury in order to ease the burden of external debt and fund several development projects. The second for $9mn will be used to support economic...