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Officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the country is situated in Western Asia at the crossroads of Asia, Africa, and Europe. Jordan is famous for the Dead Sea along its western border and Amman is the country’s capital and the largest city while also being the economic, political, and cultural centre.

Jordan has a population of 10 million people, and the country has a history of being a major tourist destination with well-known attractions like the historical city of Petra which is one of the 7 Wonders of the World.

Jordan - GDP Growth Rate (%)
Jordan GDP Growth (%)
Source: IMF
Jordan - ASE Index
Jordan - ASE Index
Source: Bloomberg

Stock Market:

The Amman Stock Exchange was established in March 1999. The main index of the exchange is the Amman Stock Exchange General Index (ASEGI) which is a free float market cap weighted index of 69 companies as of April 2024, with the largest sector weight of the index being financials. 94 companies are listed on the Amman Stock Exchange (188 inclusive the OTC market) and the market cap was USD 24.1 billion as of April 2024.

Useful Links:

Amman Stock Exchange website:

Historical City of Petra:


Population: 10m 

  • Long term tourism potential
  • Major exports are garments, potash and phosphate