The objective of this report is to examine the salient features of the local economy of
the Governorate of Karak (referred to as 'Governorate' or 'Karak' hereafter). As
such, this report will identify the leading economic activities of Karak, and those that
exhibit the most potential for growth. It will assess the strengths and weaknesses of
Karak, and identify the critical factors that hold back its economic development and
growth. It will attempt to develop a profile of the business base and the performance
trends of the salient sectors.