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 - ASE Index
The Amman Stock Exchange was established in March 1999. The main index of the exchange is the Amman Stock Exchange General Index which is a free float market cap weighted index of 100 companies with the largest sector weight of the index being financials. 177 companies are listed on the Amman Stock Exchange and the market cap was USD 25.1 billion as of November 2022.
Amman Stock Exchange website: www.exchange.jo
Historical City of Petra: www.visitpetra.jo
- Long term tourism potential
Major exports are garments, potash and phosphate