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Jordan-U.S. InveStment and trade ForUm
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Jordan-U.S. Investment and Trade Forum: Washington DC, April 19 • New York, April 21 • San Francisco, April 23

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Under the Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Economic and Commerce Bureau of the Embassy
of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Jordan Investment Board in cooperation with the U.S.–Jordan
Business Alliance and in strategic partnership with Business Council for International Understanding are
organizing the Jordan–U.S. Investment and Trade Forum road show that will commence in Washington DC on
April 19th, stop in New York on April 21st and conclude in San Francisco on April 23rd, 2010.

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Jordan-U.S. Investment and Trade Forum: Washington DC, April 19 • New York, April 21 • San Francisco, April 23

  1. 1. Jordan-U.S. InveStment and trade ForUm Washington DC, april 19 • neW York, april 21 • san FranCisCo, april 23 under the Patronage of His majesty King abdullah ii, the Economic and Commerce Bureau of the Embassy organizeD bY of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Jordan Investment Board in cooperation with the U.S.–Jordan Business Alliance and in strategic partnership with Business Council for International Understanding are organizing the Jordan–U.s. investment and trade Forum road show that will commence in Washington dc on april 19th, stop in new York on april 21st and conclude in San Francisco on april 23rd, 2010. Economic and The Forum will be a convening place for Jordanian Conference highlights include: commErcE BurEau and american private sector leaders together with • Presentations on cutting-edge sectors (icT, senior government officials from both countries, in Cooperation With energy, healthcare, manufacturing, logistics, for the exploration of investment and commerical financials services, infrastructure) opportunities between our two nations. The agenda features concurrent breakout sessions • Views from ministers and other senior officials, on cutting-edge sectors such as Information & confirmed ministers are: Communications Technology (ICT), Renewable strategiC partners amer al-hadidi, Minister of Industry and Trade Energy & Developing Green Technologies, Financial Services, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, and Marwan Jumaa, Minister of Information and Manufacturing and Logistics, in addition to Communication Technologies prominent multi-sectoral mega-projects. Panels are imad Fakhoury, Minister of Public Administration designed to be interactive and will cover several Development and Mega Projects facets of selected sectors including a brief overview of the featured sector, available opportunities, risk • Pre-scheduled one-on-one meeting opportunities mitigation programs and financing options, and with members of the Jordanian delegation success stories. • networking sessions with senior officials and aboUt the organizers The event will also mark the 60th anniversary of senior Jordanian private sector executives economic and Commerce bureau u.S.–Jordanian diplomatic relations and the 10th www.jordanecb.org anniversary of signing the Free Trade agreement Learn more about the conference EcB is the economic section of the (FTa) between our two nations. This mutli-city and to register for this important Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Washington d.c. The EcB event will provide an unparalleled opportunity for event at www.bciu.org/JordanForum aims to foster and strengthen Jordan– exposure, networking and doing business in Jordan u.S. economic relations, bilateral trade and the middle East and north africa region. or call 202.595.2673. ties, and business opportunities. Jordan investment board www.jordaninvestment.com JiB provides investment related What yoU need to knoW aboUt the JordanIan economy information, highlights valuable invest- ment opportunities in vibrant sectors and also offer pre-feasibility studies. • Jordan’s GdP average annual growth of 6.7% during the past 6 years. additionally, JiB liaisons between investors and both the Jordanian • Jordan ranks 6th out 141 countries in the inward Fdi Performance index, the World public and private sectors to match- investment report 2008, published by The united nations conference on Trade and make potential partnerships. development (uncTad). U.s.–Jordan business alliance • according to the Global competitiveness report 2008, Jordan ranks 48th out of www.usjba.org uSJBa aims to promote and encourage 134 countries in the report up from 49th out of 131 countries in the previous year. regional political stability, as well as economic prosperity and growth, to • investments benefiting from the investment Promotion Law increased by 442% in encourage dialogue between policy the past 6 years. makers and thought leaders in Jordan and in the u.S. and finally address the concerns of u.S. and Jordanian • Since signing the FTa trade volume increased by 251% between the u.S. and Jordan. businesses, by removing barriers to conducting business.

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