Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 6

7-Feb-2011

Jordan

Jordans Foreign Aid Tops $1.1Bn In 2010

Jordan has received a total of $1,133.5mn in foreign aid in 2010, according to figures released last week by the Jordanian Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation. Of this total, grants amounted to $782.2mn, or 69%, and concessionary loans to $351.2mn, or 31%. An official of the ministry said that Jordan has managed to receive the same level of foreign aid in the period 2008-10...