Business Archive
  • »Jordan Takes Part in EU, Mediterranean Meeting on Water

    Wed 26 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Water and Irrigation Hazim Nasser took part in a ministerial meeting of the European Union and Mediterranean on Water that was hosted by Malta.
    The meeting aims at formulating a ministerial declaration defining a common...
  • »New Tourism Investments in Jordan amount to JOD16b, Says Minister

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    DUBAI — Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Lina Annab Tuesday said Jordan's largest tourism investments are located in Amman, the Dead Sea and Aqaba, pointing out that the value of current investments in Aqaba and the Dead Sea amount to...
  • »Domestic Expenditures on Outbound Travel Up 8%

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Figures published by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) show that domestic expenditures on outbound travel and tourism have grown by 8.2 per cent, approximately JOD11.7 million, over the first two months of the year, 2017,...
  • »Taxi Drivers Demand Fare Increase, Protest Careem and Uber

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Taxi drivers amassed in protest today, Tuesday, by the dozens, in front of the House of Representatives, against the spread of Careem and Uber carpooling services, demanding too that the fares, recently approved by the...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 15 Palestinians

    Mon 24 April / Apr 2017. 07:19 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces early Monday, arrested 15 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian sources.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli troops raided the cities of...
  • »Investors Discouraged by Business Environment in Jordan: JSF

    Mon 24 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The results of the recent census conducted by the Jordan Strategy Forum (JSF) in March, 2017, show that 55.7 per cent of the investors sampled find the business environment in Jordan discouraging, as opposed to 41 per...
  • »JIC Works to Facilitate Procedures for Investors, Regulation Overhaul

    Mon 24 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan Investment Commission (JIC) is currently working to overhaul its policies to implement investment-promotion strategy and give investors more facilities, said JIC chief Thabet Elwir.
    He said in a meeting organized by the Jordan...
  • »Major Agreements Signed for Petroleum Refinery Expansion

    Sun 23 April / Apr 2017. 10:14 PM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister, Hani Mulqi, on Sunday, patronized the signing of two agreements between the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (JPRC) and two US oil companies, specializing in oil and refineries' design, to kick-start the JRPC's fourth...
  • »Careem Integrates 1.5k Taxis in Carpooling Service

    Sun 23 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The general director of Careem, the international carpooling service company in Amman, Sabri Hakim, confirmed to AlGhad that the service has integrated around 1,500 taxi cars to the carpooling network in Jordan,...
  • »‘S&P’ Sustain Jordan Credit Rating at 'BB-/B', Negative Outlook Reaffirmed

    Sat 22 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Standard and Poor Ratings Services (S&P) report on Jordan, out on Friday the 21st of April, 2017, says the economic outlook for Jordan ‘remains negative’, and reaffirms the previous credit ratings at...
  • »Aqaba Authority Paid Lawyer over JOD500k: Audit Bureau Report

    Sat 22 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The 64th Audit Bureau Report for 2015 shows that the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) has been cashing out payments to a lawyer in Aqaba, amounting to over half a million Jordanian dinars, without any contract...
  • »Remittances, Tourism Revenues Reach USD1.8b in Q1-2017

    Thu 20 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Remittances of Jordanian expatriates rose by 3.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 standing at USD856 million, compared to USD607 million in the same period of 2016, according Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)...
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