Business Archive
  • »Irbid Exports Stand at USD53m in January

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    IRBID — Exports of the Irbid Governorate in January rose by 22 per cent standing at USD53 million compared to USD43.4 million in the same period of last year.
    Exports of Al Hassan Industrial Estate in the northern governorate valued around...
  • »Gov’t Hikes Transport Fares 10%, after Raising Power and Fuel Costs

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government announced a 10 per cent hike on public transport fares starting Wednesday, in light of the recent increase in fuel prices, Saturday evening.
    Meanwhile, the government had also hiked power costs for...
  • »Low-Cost Carrier Ryanair Begins First Flights to Jordan

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Europe’s leading low-cost carrier Ryanair has introduced 14 new direct flight routes between Europe and Jordan, starting in March.
    The move was announced by the country’s tourism minister Lina Annab at the Jordan 2018...
  • »King Receives Annual Gov’t Report Summary

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received an executive summary of the government’s annual report today, Sunday, showcasing the government’s progress on the various assigned agendas, addressing economic, social,...
  • »Surprise Fuel Hike Effective Sunday February 4th

    Sat 3 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government fuel pricing committee has decided to hike fuel prices as of midnight Sunday, February 4th, 2018, by JOD0.015 per litre of Octane-90 and Diesel fuels, and JOD0.025 per litre of 95- and 98-Octane fuels....
  • »Jordan-EU Business Forum to Be Held Tuesday

    Sat 3 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan Chamber of Industry (JCI), in cooperation with the local industrial chambers and the Investment Commission, will on Tuesday hold the Jordanian-European Business Forum in Frankfurt, Germany, which will include bilateral meetings...
  • »Jordan, Donors Endorse New Syrian Refugee Response Plan at USD7.3b

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The government and the international community on Thursday endorsed a USD7.3-billion three-year Jordan Response Platform (JRP) for the Syria Crisis.
    The JRP for the Syria Crisis 2018–2020, an outcome of relevant intensive local...
  • »Gov't Exempts Food Items from Sales Tax

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Cabinet has decided to exempt olive oil, frozen chicken, and table eggs from the recent sales tax hike in response to recommendations by the Lower House of Parliament and as part of the government's keenness not to raise prices of...
  • »Gov’t Delivers Direct Cash Support to 4.2 Jordanians

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Income and Sales Tax Department has confirmed to AlGhad that direct cash support for the de-subsidisation of bread and other commodities has been delivered to nearly 4.2 million Jordanians in 900 thousand households....
  • »Gov’t Pins Fuel Prices after Pricing Committee Session Postponed

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Government Fuel Pricing Committee postponed its pricing session today, Wednesday, which puts a pin on fuel prices for the entire month of February, the committee informed AlGhad.
    According to informed sources with the...
  • »Jordanian Farmers Continue Open Tax Protest at Gates of Parliament

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian farmers’ open protest continues for the second day straight today, Wednesday, in front of the House of Representatives’ building in Amman, over the recent hike in taxes and fees imposed on both...
  • »Gov’t Economic Policies Fall Short from King’s Vision on Reform: Experts

    Tue 30 January / Jan 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Economists, in their assessments of the recently enacted economic policies, and the earlier reforms, say the government’s approach has fallen short from the objectives and visions of the King’s take on reforms....
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