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Deanship of Scientific Research
Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Amman, Jordan

ISSN (Print Version): 1684-0615

ISSN (Online Version): 2616-2814

The characteristics of investment environment in Jordan , from the foreign investors point of view.

Volume 13, Issue No 2, 2010

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Pages: 147 - 170


The aim of this paper is to investigate the evaluating investment environment in Jordan from the foreign investor‘s point of view. Data are collected through the identification from the four dimensions namely; economic infrastructure, environmental economic and legislation, legal security and political stability. The study was done on 70 questionnaires distributed on foreign investors, and (40) were valid to statistical analysis which equivalent 57. 1 of the study universe. The study used (SPSS) for analyzing data to estimate : Averages, Standard deviations and T- Test. Statistical analysis shows that the level of the economic infrastructure and basic services in Jordan is suitable for foreign investments and the stability of the JD exchange rate and the availability of foreign exchange. The study found that the open economic policies of the factors help to attract investment. Furthermore, the study suggests that there is a need for greater exploitation of groundwater and monetary policies to reduce the inflation and to ensure the stability of laws. Finally, adjust legislation help to provide the foreign investors more labor forces.

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Foreign Investment , Investment Environment , Jordan.

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