Business Archive
  • »Inbound European Tourism Up 12.3%

    Sun 17 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Inbound European tourism, according to data by the Ministry of Tourism, has increased by 12.3 per cent over the last eight months, compared to the same duration in 2016, from 280.5 thousand tourists to 315.1 thousand in...
  • »Syria Response Plan Funding at 18%

    Sun 17 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Response Platform for the Syria Crisis (JRPSC) estimated the Syria Crisis Response Plan funding over the last eight months at 18 per cent of the required USD2.65 billion for 2017.
    So far into the year, Jordan...
  • »Court Assigns GAA to Retrieve Full Document of Israeli Gas Deal

    Sat 16 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The first of a series of Administrative Court sessions was held today, Sunday, to look into the appeal against the former Minister of Energy’s refusal to disclose the documents of the Israeli natural gas agreement....
  • »Gold Goes Down, As Irma Hurricane Losses “Not As Bad As Expected”

    Fri 15 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Gold dropped by nearly USD25.00 on the ounce globally, driving domestic gold prices down, according to the Secretary General of the Jewellers Association, Ribhi Alayan.
    Last week, gold dropped domestically to JOD30.4,...
  • »Jordan to Host Forum on Reconstruction of War-Torn Countries

    Fri 15 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — A global forum on reconstruction in the conflict-ravaged countries of Syria, Iraq and Yemen opens here Sunday with wide participation from Jordan and other Arab countries.
    The three-day forum will in three sessions tackle the...
  • »Uber, Careem Employ No Less than 10,000 Jordanians

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The two international carpooling services operating in Jordan, Uber and Careem, employ no less than 10,000 Jordanians, according to insider sources in the Jordan offices of the two companies.
    An Uber official told AlGhad...
  • »PM Attends Signing if USD60m-Grant Agreement with Saudi Fund

    Tue 12 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — The government signed with the Saudi Fund for Development on Wednesday, a USD60 million-grant agreement to execute infrastructural projects in Amman, mainly traffic intersections.
    The grant agreement, which was signed in the presence...
  • »King Meets Malaysian Sovereign Wealth Fund Delegation

    Tue 12 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II met the Husseiniya Palace on Wednesday with a delegation representing the Malaysian Sovereign Wealth Fund that invest in more than 50 firms in the world with assets valued at USD20 billion.
    The meeting...
  • »JBA, Swedish Ambassador Discuss Economic Cooperation

    Tue 12 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — Jordan Businessmen Association (JBA) Board on Wednesday discussed with Swedish Ambassador to Jordan Erik Ullenhag, means to strengthen economic ties between the two countries.
    The two sides also discussed cooperation in areas related...
  • »Tender to Import 125b Cubic Metres of Liquid Gas

    Mon 11 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) recently issued call for bids to import 125 billion cubic metres of liquidated natural gas to cover next year’s consumption, approximately 350 million cubic feet a day....
  • »First of Jordan’s Produce Freights to Enter Iraq

    Mon 11 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The first of Jordan’s produce freights bound for Iraq have made it to the Karamah-Treibil border points, pending the finalisation of procedures before crossing over into Iraq.
    These shipments are the first since the...
  • »Technical Error Annuls Saudi-Jordanian Investment Fund Company

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A technical error on the Companies Monitor’s website annulled the Saudi-Jordanian Investment Fund Company’s online records, according to the Monitor, who confirmed to AlGhad that the company is still...
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