Why Jordan


In the belief that an efficient regulatory framework stimulates the role of the private sector.

Why Aqaba


According to Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZ) laws and regulations

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Why Jordan?

In the belief that an efficient regulatory framework stimulates the role of the private sector, Jordan has recognized the need to establish business-friendly structures with strong emphasis on supporting entrepreneurial initiative. His Majesty King Abdullah has identified national goals such as increasing foreign and domestic direct investments. His Majesty is the surest catalyst for creating sustainable economic growth.
With the establishment of the Investment Promotion Law in 1995, and with other subsequent actions designed to enhance the investment environment, Jordan has opened its economy to the wealth and prosperity business and investment should bring.

  • Unique and Strategic Location
  • Stable Political Environment
  • Free Market Oriented Economy
  • A Package of Incentives and Exemptions to Encourage Investment
  • Access to Major International Markets
  • Free Zones and Industrial Estates
  • Qualified and Competitive Human Resources
  • World Class Infrastructure and Communications
  • Attractive Investment Climate
  • High Quality of Life

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Why Aqaba?

Companies benefit from investment incentives and tax exemptions thanks to Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZ) laws and regulations. These benefits and advantages include:

  • Flat 5% corporate tax on net profit (except insurance, banking and transport)
  • Exemption from social services, land and building taxes on utilized properties
  • Exemption from taxes on distributed dividends and profits
  • Duty-free import of goods
  • No foreign equity or currency restrictions on investments
  • Full repatriation of profits and capital
  • Streamlined labor and immigration procedures through a one single service
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Up to 70% foreign labor
  • Full guarantees on rights and ownership
  • Regional multi-modal transportation hub with a full service seaport and international airport