A laborer sprays disinfectant in Jordan's archaeological city of Petra south of the capital Amman on March 17, 2020, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. ( AFP)

Jordan Central Bank Says Too Early to Predict Impact of Coronavirus on GDP

Jordan’s central bank governor, Ziad Fariz, said on Monday it was too early to predict the extent of the negative impact on the cash-strapped economy from a nearly month-long lockdown to stem the coronavirus outbreak. “The forecasts of growth are premature. It’s difficult to predict the negative impact on the growth rate,” Fariz told Jordan’s...

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