Business Archive
  • »King Arrives in Abu Dhabi, Meets with UAE Vice President

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II has arrived in Abu Dhabi today, Wednesday, in an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to meet with Emirati Vice President and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoom,...
  • »Farmers Suspend Protest upon Reaching Deal with Gov’t

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The farmers in protest over the past seven days in front of Parliament have decided to suspend their stand-in after representatives of the agricultural sector met with Deputy prime Minister Dr Mamdouh Abbadi today,...
  • »Dow Closes Down 1,175 Points in Volatile Trading

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 1,175 points Monday in an exceptionally volatile day for financial markets around the world, stirring concerns about the durability of the long-running stock gains.
    In the biggest global...
  • »QAIA Receives 7.9 Million Travellers in 2017

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan’s main airport, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), received some 7.9 million travellers in 2017, nearly 6.8 per cent more than it did in 2016, in addition to a 9.1 per cent increase in air shipping....
  • »Fare Hikes Effective as of Wednesday: 10% Hike on Public Transport Fares

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) earlier this week decided to up public transport fares by 10 per cent as of Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, Executive Director of the Municipality Abdul Rahim Wureikat told AlGhad.
    The...
  • »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...
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