Jordan Investment Board

Published May 26th, 2011 - 11:01 GMT

The Jordan Investment Board (JIB) is a world-class agency entrusted with promoting Jordan as a unique destination for foreign direct investments and sustaining investments to achieve economic prosperity.

The Jordan Investment Board is a government institution committed to working with the private sector to promote Jordan for its unique and friendly business environment and diverse investment opportunities. The JIB presents state-of-the art services for facilitating registration and licensing procedures for projects, and offers all possible simplified procedures for investment.

Established since 1995, as the investment promotional agency of Jordan, the Jordan Investment Board (JIB) provides investors with an array of impeccable services before, during, and after investment, becoming the one window for all investor needs.

It provides investment related information, highlights valuable investment opportunities in vibrant sectors and also offers pre-feasibility studies. Additionally, it liaises between investors and  both the Jordanian public and private sectors to match make potential partnerships.

Once an investor decides to proceed with  their investment, they could visit JIB's One-Stop-Shop, an approach to  full service assistance for investors consisting of licensing and registration services. Through this service an investor can register and license his/her project in Jordan at one place within 14 days.

Moreover, JIB grants financial exemptions stipulated in the Investment Promotion Law (1995) mainly exemptions from customs fee, sales taxes, and income tax break reaching to up to 75% for 10 years or more.

JIB also provides after-care services in order to ensure investor satisfaction in a continuous effort to enhance Jordan’s investment environment. JIB is responsible for policy advocacy through surveying any challenges faced by investors and channels them by policy advocacy and policy making.

JIB already has four representative offices outside Jordan: UAE, Qatar, Kuwait and China. Other international offices will follow in Saudi Arabic and Turkey. Representation in the United States is also available through Join-Us.