Jordan Second Equitable Growth & Job Creation Programmatic Development Policy Financing (WB-P168130)

  • Jordan
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 4, 2019
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Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
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  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1,450.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,450.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 26, 2019

Disclosed by Bank May 10, 2019

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Project Description

According to bank documnets, the objective of the Second Equitable Growth and Job Creation Programmatic is largely unchanged from DPL-1. To reflect Government objective of reforming FDI, procurement and PPP legislation as well as the commitment to create a more sustainable energy sector and green growth, the objective has been amended to: (i) reduce business costs and improve market accessibility, and to encourage new investment, (ii) create more flexible and integrated labor markets and
provide better and more efficient social assistance, and (iii) improve fiscal sustainability and take more informed public sector decisions regarding energy sector sustainability and efficiency, and risk.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Christos Kostopoulos, Ali H. Abukumail, Alvaro S. Gonzalez
Lead Economist

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Abdulhakim Shibli 

Implementing Agency:

Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation
Maher Abdulrahim


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