National economy in recovery — minister

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AMMAN — Minister of Finance Mohamed Al-Ississ on Tuesday said that the national economy is at stage of recovery and pointed to an increase in Q1 revenues in comparison to the same period of last year. اضافة اعلان

The Minister added that Jordan is expediting financial and economic reform to ensure the projected growth for this year, according to the Jordan News Agency Petra.

Ississ’ statements came during the Amman Stock Exchange’s launch of a new electronic trading system dubbed “Optiq”, marking the Kingdom’s centenary and the 72nd anniversary since the establishment of the Amman Stock Exchange.

During the ceremony, Ississ noted that the government is careful to take all measures necessary to enhance activity at the ASE and eliminate any obstacles facing investment therein.

The minister also said meetings will soon be held with stakeholders to create mechanisms that would bolster the government’s interest in the national capital market, in cooperation with stakeholders.

Ississ stressed the importance of the new electronic trading system and the significance of developments and achievements seen at the ASE and the national capital market towards improving legislative and regulatory frameworks in a manner that enhances the investment climate and protects investors.