Business Archive
  • »MoL: 450 Thousand Unlicensed Foreign Labourers in Jordan

    Thu 4 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Labour and Development Committee in the House of Appointed Senate met with Minister of Labour Ali Ghzawi early on Thursday to review progress in the National Employment Strategy. During the meeting, Minister Ghzawi stated that so...
  • »Syrian Families in Zaatari Camp Receive Keys to Ready Houses

    Thu 4 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    MAFRAQ — A number of Syrian families in the Zaatari refugee camp received ready-made houses (caravans) as part of the Saudi National Campaign to Aid Syrian refugees, in cooperation with the UNHCR in the camp.
    The campaign, which has begun...
  • »Exports Of Vegetables And Fruits Drop 27 Percent In July

    Wed 3 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Exports of vegetables and fruits dropped by 27 percent in July, 2016 compared to same month of 2015.
    The volume of exports last month stood at 72.8 thousands compared to 100,000 in July 2015.
    Assistant Secretary General of...
  • »Amman Chamber of Commerce Signs Memo with Indonesian Counterpart

    Wed 3 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indonesian Chamber of Industry and Trade to forge closer trade and economic ties between the private sector of both countries.
    Under the deal,...
  • »Oil Jumps as Big U.S. Gasoline Drawdown Offsets Crude Build

    Wed 3 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — Oil prices jumped about 2 percent on Wednesday, with U.S. crude futures returning above USD40 a barrel, after the U.S. government reported a larger-than-expected gasoline drawdown that offset a surprise build in crude stockpiles....
  • »QAIA: 3.4 Million Travellers in 1st half of 2016

    Wed 3 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— According to statistics published July, 2016, in the International Airport Group (AIG)’s report for the 1st half of the current year, 3,424,461 travellers, so far, have travelled through the Queen Alia International...
  • »BCBS Ranks Jordan 2nd on MENA Region, 35th Globally, in the 2016 Anti-Money Laundry Report

    Tue 2 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS)’s 2015 report on countering money laundry and terrorism showed Jordan in 35th place globally, up from 115th, in 2014, out of 152 states surveyed in 2015, maintaining the...
  • »U.S. Consumer Spending Exits 2nd Quarter with Strong Momentum

    Tue 2 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in June as households bought a range of goods and services, suggesting consumption will likely remain strong after surging in the second quarter.
    Despite healthy consumer spending,...
  • »Rest in Peace: Shadi Abu Jaber

    Mon 1 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    Instead of engaging issues affecting our mundane lives, and they are many; political, social, and economic, and instead addressing feasible topics, we discuss and theorise on issues out of mind, 1400 years ago! This is really shameful.
    We spent...
  • »Royal Decree to Ratify New CBJ Regulations

    Mon 1 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Royal Decree to ratify the 24th amendment for the Central bank of Jordan regulation for the year 2016 on the 1971 Central Bank system Article 23, effective upon publication in the official newspaper by June 16th, 2016, entailing...
  • »Initial Capital Req. Lowered to JOD5k for Tourism Agency Licencing

    Mon 1 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Cabinet passed amendments to the Jordanian travel and tourism regulation system, as well as to the respective Society articles for the 2016, lowering the initial capital requirement for the licencing of Travel and Tourism Agencies...
  • »“Engineering News” Rank 3 Jordanian Companies among Top 225 Worldwide

    Mon 1 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The global, US-based architecture and engineering specialised magazine “Engineering News Record (ENR)” ranked 3 Jordanian engineering and architecture service companies among the world’s top most...
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