Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2007 Comprehensive Competitiveness Strategy Report for the Garment Sector

The document outlines the main weaknesses and strengths of Jordan's apparel sector,... The document outlines the main weaknesses and strengths of Jordan's apparel sector, and it assesses its trade performance with particular reference to the U.S. export market. It outlines four key constraints to Jordan's competitiveness: i) labor force availability; ii) training and workforce development; iii) business strategy, market and customer development; iv) process performance. Hence, it outlines five fundamental themes in order to address these challenges: 1) build training and development programs to improve workforce skills, employee satisfaction and retention; 2) enhance compensation plans and design productivity-based incentive pay to attract and retain local employees; iii) increase Jordanian and guest worker employment levels; iv) measure and analyze manufacturing processes to improve productivity; and 5) build business strategies and customer relationship management plans.

Apparel and Clothing, Textile Industry Apparel and Clothing, Textile Industry

2007 UNDAF Jordan 2008 - 2012

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is aligned with the Millennium... The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is aligned with the Millennium Development Goals and with national policies, in particular with the Jordan National Agenda. Drawing from these policies, the UNDAF frames the United Nations intervention in Jordan around six specific areas: poverty reduction; sustainable environment; education, training and youth employment; population and health, private and public sector development; equity and equality issues, including gender.

2005 Jordan National Agenda

The Jordan National Agenda outlines initiatives and policy actions aiming to achieve... The Jordan National Agenda outlines initiatives and policy actions aiming to achieve the following objectives: 1) enhance public participation in the decision making process and strengthening the role of civil society institutions; 2) guarantee the rule of law and independence of the judiciary power; 3) ensure public safety and national security in accordance with articles of the Constitution; 4) build trust between citizens and institutions and adopt principles of transparency, good governance and accountability; 5) strengthen principles of social justice and equal opportunity; 6) develop human and economic resources, upgrade the production base and expand development benefits. The Agenda rotates around three main axes: government and policies; basic rights and freedoms; services, infrastructure and economic sectors. It develops in four main phases: "Quick wins" (2005-2006); "Employment opportunities for all" (2007-2012); "Upgrade and Strengthen the industrial base" (2013-2017); "World-class competitor in the World knowledge economy" (2018-forwards). Priority sector and cross-sector initiatives are identified. As of the latter ones, the Agenda focuses on human capital, capital and financial markets, technology and processes, infrastructures, fiscal environment, trade agreements, business support environment, judicial, regulatory and administrative procedures.

Agriculture, Apparel and Clothing, Apparel and Clothing, Beverage Industry, Dimension Stone,... Agriculture, Apparel and Clothing, Apparel and Clothing, Beverage Industry, Dimension Stone, Food, Furniture, Health Care Services, Iron, Minerals, Minerals, Pharmaceuticals, Software and Information Technology, Steel, Tourism