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The Embassy launches ‘Doing Business in Jordan’ a guide for Irish investment

The Embassy launches ‘Doing Business in Jordan’ a guide for Irish investment

On Wednesday 15 March, The Embassy of Ireland launched its Doing Business in Jordan Guide”  targeted at highlighting investment opportunities for Irish companies in Jordan.

Guests of honour, Jordan’s Minister for Investment Kholoud Saqqaf and Ireland’s Minister of State for Justice James Browne, launched the guide at a formal event attended by representatives in the public and private sector.

The Doing Business Guide is being launched in an effort to signpost the opportunities that exist for Irish companies in Jordan, including its attractiveness as a hub for the wider region.  The focus in on five sectors for growth: ICT, Pharmaceuticals, Food and Beverages, Tourism and Mega-projects. 

During her welcoming remarks, Ambassador of Ireland to Jordan Marianne Bolger said:  “In the few months I have been living in Jordan I came across many positive aspects of doing business in Jordan and believe Jordan can offer a unique set of advantages that we wish to convey to the Irish investor through this guide”.

Minister Browne noted the importance of growing Ireland’s engagement in Jordan “It is really encouraging to see the growth of the bilateral trading relationship between Jordan and Ireland and the future opportunities that are available for Irish business to expand in this region

In attendance were representatives from Irish companies currently operating in Jordan, CR2 an Irish banking Software Company and Chanelle Pharma an Irish Pharmaceutical Company that operate research and development laboratories in Amman. The two companies employ nearly 100 Jordanians.

The Embassy is also working closely with Jordan Ireland Business Association (JIBA) opportunities in building bilateral business links, including the successful trade delegation that visited Ireland last summer.

A digital version of the guide can be accessed here: Doing Business in Jordan Guide

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