Jordan Business Migration

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Endeavor Analysis

Jordan Business Migration We surveyed a sample of 125 companies of various sizes and from different sectors (Data collected via email in November 2016)

72%

YES

Considering to relocate HQ / operations abroad

ALREADY ABROAD

55% 45%

Of those that would consider relocating ...

16% 12%

NO

would relocate only HQ/ legal entity

would relocate HQ and operations

Planning to maintain presence in Jordan, per sector Technology

Professional Services

15%

Financial Services

19%

Consumer Goods/Retail

25%

27%

Destinations

Where businesses would consider relocating to ...

74% of those who would

9%

67%

24%

5%

5%

KSA

USA

4%

consider relocating to the USA are from the technology sector,

Other

compared to

34% for the UAE

UK

Bahrain

UAE

Reasons to stay

Reasons to relocate

69%

a good testing ground

Low cost of human capital

24% Market

16%

Local market opportunities

14%

knowledge

7%

6%

Good infrastructure

74%

24%

31% Local market is

This is home

38% Access

High quality of human capital

$

$

Regulatory instability

31% Easier transactions/

23%

Other countries’ better reputation

Jordan’s economy will get better within…

15%

60%

5-10 years

22%

27%

2-5 years

Reasons to stay in Jordan, per sector

Region’s negative image

If starting business over today,

36%

< 2 years

Bureaucracy/ corruption

12%

16%

Government support

40%

taxation

capital controls

to funding

2%

Good partners

45% High

$

Access to larger markets

would start abroad

>10 years

> 30%

This is home

Low cost of human capital

Local market is a good testing ground

Market knowledge

Local market opportunities

> 60%

Technology Professional Services Financial Services Consumer Goods/ Retail

Business in Jordan today for the 125 sampled companies

67% 30%

<10%

47% 16%

10-30%

12%

7% 31-50%

Revenues from abroad

>51%

<50%

20%

51-80%

>80%

Employees in Jordan

Of the technology sector companies surveyed...

59%

have more than 51% of their revenues from abroad

73%

have more than 80% of their employees in Jordan