Business Archive
  • »ACC: 4,466 New Companies in H1-2017, Capital Registered Up 195%

    Wed 19 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The total capital of new companies established and registered under the umbrella of the Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) during the first half of the year, H1-2017, has grown 195 per cent, compared to H1-2016.
    So far into...
  • »Value of Gold in Reserve Up 9%

    Tue 18 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s reserves of gold have grown in value by JOD97.6 million, approximately 9 per cent, in the first half of the year, H1-2017, compared to the closing figures of 2016.
    By June, 2017,...
  • »Income per Capita Drops JOD475 in 6 Years

    Mon 17 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian share per capita of Gross Domestic Income (GDP) has decreased by JOD475 in six years, due to the economic slowdown, weighed by a 13.7 per cent growth in population, driven by the influx of Syrian refugees....
  • »Income from Tourism up 14% to USD2.1b

    Sun 16 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— National income from tourism over the first half of the year, H1-2017, has increased by 14.5 per cent from last year’s first half, to USD2.1 billion, approximately JOD1.5 billion, according to data by the Central...
  • »Authorities: 1.5m Registered Vehicles in Jordan

    Sun 16 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to a statement by the Director of the Drivers and Vehicles Licencing Authority, Maj Eng Hashem Khasawneh today, Sunday, there are just over 1.5 million registered and operational vehicles in Jordan.
    As for the...
  • »King, Queen Attends US Sun Valley Economic Forum

    Sat 15 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania, left Jordan today, Saturday, to participate in the Sun Valley Economic Forum in Idaho, US, along with international economic and political figures.
    His...
  • »Unemployment in Q1-2017 at 18.2%, Female Unemployment Up to 33%

    Thu 13 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Department of General Statistics said in a statement to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, that the rate of unemployment in Jordan during the first three months of the year, 2017, stood at 18.2 per cent.
    Among males,...
  • »Jordan Fails to Pin ‘Salt’ on World Heritage Map

    Thu 13 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquity has failed to place the Jordanian city, Salt, on UNESCO’s World Heritage list, with the hopes that maybe next year, the Ministry may succeed.
    However, the Minister, Lina Annab,...
  • »Treasury to Make JOD841m in Oil Tax Returns in 2017

    Thu 13 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed ranking official, who preferred anonymity, stated to AlGhad that the Treasury is expected to make JOD841 million in oil tax returns this year, 2017, based on the overall annual sales estimate of 4.1 billion...
  • »Gov’t to Revoke Temporary Domestic Bus Permits

    Wed 12 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Chairman of the Land Transport Regulatory Commission (LTRC), Salah Louzi, stated to AlGhad that the Commission is currently reviewing mechanisms to revoke issued temporary domestic bus permits and suspend issuance....
  • »Inflation Up 3.7% in 6 Months

    Wed 12 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The median consumer price index (inflation rate) has increased by 3.7 per cent during the first half of the year, 2017, compared to the same duration last year, according to the figures by the Department of General...
  • »Jordan Export to Syria Down 76% in 5 Years

    Wed 12 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—Jordanian exports to Syria over the last 5 years have dropped 76.4 per cent in total, according to the exportation data by the Department of Statistics, marking a JOD205 million drop since the beginning of the crisis.
    In...
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