Business Archive
  • »Eid in Jordan Sees 381 Registered Electricity Faults

    Sat 9 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— An official with the Jordanian Electricity Company stated that the duration of the Eid el Fitr vacation saw 381 electricity faults registered with the Company’s centrale, out of the total of 2,775 complaints. The...
  • »Demand on Fuels Increase up to 50%, Tuesday

    Tue 5 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Association of Gas Station Owners stated that demand on fuels has increased 50 per cent at peak Tuesday, over the past three days, as demand on gas cylinders in particular increased by 10 to 18 thousand cylinders per day, reaching...
  • »Jordan to Host World Economic Forum on MENA Region 2017

    Mon 4 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    GENEVA — The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa will be held at the Dead Sea in Jordan on 19-21 May 2017, in partnership with the King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD). The meeting will convene over 1,000...
  • »Domestic Product Grows 2.3% in 1st Quarter

    Mon 4 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Jordan’s Gross Domestic Product index in the 1st quarter of the year 2016 increased by 2.3 per cent coupled with a particular growth in the sectors of water, electricity, and agriculture, according to the Statistics...
  • »JFDA Closes 659 Shops

    Mon 4 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) locked down and referred 501 foodstuff establishments to court, and suspended 158 establishments from work for a month, for uncleanliness, insect infestation, and failing to meet storage and...
  • »Domestic Liquidity Exceeds JOD32b

    Mon 4 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Domestic liquidity increased by 1.4 per cent over the first quarter of the year 2016, by JOD451 million, compared to closing levels in 2015, according to data by the Central Bank of Jordan, totalling at JOD32.056 billion...
  • »Commercial Sectors Pick Up Pace as Eid Nears

    Mon 4 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— As Eid nears, vast commercial sectors across the Country are picking up pace, according to workers and operators in these sectors, mainly clothes, shoes, footstuff, and related services, including dry-cleaners, tailor...
  • »Taxes and Fees Comprise 43% of “95-Octane” Fuel Price per Tank

    Sun 3 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The percentage of fees and takes contributory of the fuels sold took a general hike to comprise 14.3 per cent per tank of diesel and kerosene, at JOD1.26 payable to Treasury, 26 per cent for every tank of 90-Octane, at...
  • »KSA Owns 10.5% of the World’s Sovereign Wealth

    Sun 3 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    DUBAI — International data indicate assets of Saudi Arabia’s investment fund rest at USD160 billion, in May, rising 2,920 per cent from April’s USD5.3 billion, and is expected to be the largest among the world’s 79 funds,...
  • »Zarqaa Exports JOD24m Worth of Remanufactured Goods in June

    Sun 3 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    ZARQAA — Total Certificates of Origin issuance by the Zarqaa Chamber of Commerce, at 665 certificates, indicate that Zarqaa exports in June have reached JOD24 million worth of remanufactured goods, mostly car accessories, generators, perfumes,...
  • »His Majesty Heads for the US to Attend Economic Forum

    Thu 30 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— His Majesty King Abdullah II left Jordan today, Thursday, accompanied by Her majesty Queen Rania Abdullah, to partake in the economic forum to be held in Sun Valley, Idaho,  USA.
    His Highness Prince Faisal bin...
  • »Ministry of Finance: Public Debt at Critical Levels

    Thu 30 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Ministry of Finance reviewed Jordan’s national, long term, structural reforms to face the multitude of challenges facing the Kingdom, after public indebtedness exceeded 94 per cent of the national gross domestic product...
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