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At April 16, 2016 at 12:15 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

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Like most countries in the region. Jordan suffers from high unemployment (officially 15% but possibly double that),Cheap Jordan Shoes, unsettled refugees, poverty and unpredictable climatic conditions. It also relies very heavily on foreign aid. and has one of the highest foreign debts per capita in the world - currently about 100% of the gross domestic product (GDP). This foreign debt is a result of unrestrained increases in population, forcing increased expenditure on infrastructure; poor financial management by the government; and an arms build-up in the region.

Currently, about 30% of the government's expenditure is used to pay off this debt. Since becoming king,Retro Jordans, Abdullah il has been visiting Western allies to ensure that the foreign aid continues, and to ask for the easing and eradication of the burden of debt. He has been successful in the former but not the latter.


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