The pains of restructuring

Albrecht, Kirk
October 1996
Middle East;Oct96, Issue 260, p20
Reports on the effects on the Jordanian people of the economic restructuring taking place in the country. Riots following the lifting of bread subsidies; Failure of trade with Israel and the Palestinian territories to materialize; Status of infrastructure projects.


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