Business Archive
  • »Allocations to Promoting Tourism in Jordan Lowest Regionally

    Wed 14 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Data on the Ministry of Tourism’s expenditures on promoting tourism in Jordan indicates it is the lowest in the region, at some USD21 million, compared especially to Turkey’s USD5.137 billion.
    According to...
  • »‘Consumer Protection’ Warns of Declining Purchasing Power, Market Demand

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — AlGhad— Director of the National Society for Consumer Protection (NSCP) Dr Mohammad Obeidat warned in a statement today, Tuesday, that overall market demand has declined to an unprecedented level.
    The market’s purchasing...
  • »Crown Prince Foundation, TAG-Org Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Crown Prince Foundation (CPF) and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two parties to support the youth's social development process in...
  • »Jordan Present at Milan Tourism Fair

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Tourism Promotion Authority (TPA) participated in the activities of the International Tourism Exchange 2018 "BIT" held in the Italian city of Milan.
    The TPA's Director General, Dr Abdul Razzaq Arabiyat, said in a press statement...
  • »NEPCO: Hussein Power Plant Phase-1 Operational by End of Q1-2018

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— General Director of the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) Eng Abdul Fattah Daradkeh uncovered to AlGhad that Phase One of the Hussein Renewable Energy Plant project is estimated to be operational by the end of the...
  • »Jordan Drops on World Energy Trilemma Index 2017

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan has dropped to the 87th place in the 2017 World Energy Trilemma Index, from the 75th place in 2016, according to the World Energy Council’s latest report on Monitoring the Sustainability of National Energy...
  • »Jordan Hosts Counter ISIS Finance Group Meeting

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan hosted on Sunday the 9th meeting of the Counter ISIS Finance Group with the aim of assessing accomplishments made in fighting the terrorist group, also known as Daesh in Arabic, in an effort to further integrate and enhance...
  • »Arab Bank Wins Ruling Toss Verdict over New York Terror Funding Case

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— Jordanian Arab Bank Plc won a ruling to dismiss a jury verdict holding it responsible for financing a wave of violence that killed or wounded Americans in Israel in the early 2000s, according to Bloomberg.
    After the...
  • »Dozens of Bakeries Threaten Shutdown

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— More than 90 bakeries around Jordanian have threatened to close down and release hundreds of workers, due to the massive losses incurred due to the government’s recent decision to de-subsidise bread.
    Several bakery...
  • »Jordan Applies for USD300m Japanese Loan

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed source uncovered to AlGhad that the government has applied for a USD300 million-loan from Japan to support the 2018 Budget.
    In 2016, the Japanese government provided Jordan with a USD250 million loan to...
  • »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,...
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