Foreign direct investment stands at $622 million

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AMMAN — The foreign direct investment (FDI) in Jordan amounted to $622 million in 2021, constituting 1.2 percent of the Arab region’s total FDI, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

According to data issued Tuesday by the Arab Investment and Export Credit Guarantee Corporation, Dhaman, the Arab region’s FDI in 2021 went up by 42 percent to $53 billion, comprising 6.3 percent of developing countries’ FDI and 3.3 percent of the global FDI, which totaled $1.58 trillion.

The top five Arab countries which commanded 96 percent of the region’s FDI are topped by the UAE with $20.7 billion, or 39.1 percent; followed by Saudi Arabia with $19.3 billion, or 36.5 percent. Egypt came third with $5.1 billion, or 9.7 percent; Oman with $3.6 billion, or 6.8 percent; and Morocco with $2.2 billion, or 4.1 percent.

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