Project Identification and Preparation Liberalization of Trade in Services in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
The overall objective of this assignment is to contribute to the current negotiation process on services liberalization in Jordan within the context of the EU-Jordan Partnership, especially regarding the EU-Jordan Association Agreement and the European Neighbourhood Policy.
The outcome of the missions aim to:
To make progress towards liberalization of trade in services in Jordan;
To make progress towards the strengthening of the services sector in Jordan;To assist the Government of Jordan in setting a negotiation strategy in dealing with services liberalization of trade in services;
To point to export potential on a sub-sector basis both within the Mediterranean and Gulf regions and to the EU. Detail is given in addressing the expected consequences of liberalisation on the Jordanian private services sector, on levels of investment in Jordan (domestic and foreign) and on the quality of services provided to Jordanian consumers;
To make progress towards the strengthening of the services sector in Jordan.