Jordan to launch new package to stimulate economy

Jordan will launch a new package this week to stimulate the economy and improve public services to attract investors, the government said Saturday.

The new package aims to improve the public e-services for citizens and investors, according to a statement carried by state-run Petra news agency, citing Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh.

New mechanisms will be included in the package for the Jordan Investment Commission, the Income and Sales Tax Department and the Jordan Customs Department to address the outstanding issues of citizens and investors.

Since October 2019, Jordan has started a series of economic packages to boost economic growth, create jobs and attract investors.

The measures including cutting sales tax on some commodities, extending exemptions on real estate sector, reducing taxes on electric cars, improving services and launching projects in fields of education, health and transport.