Business Archive
  • »Truckers Strike, June 20th

    Wed 15 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Head of the truck drivers Association, Mohammad Dawood, confirmed to “Al Ghad” that the truckers strike, put off several times, will be held on June 20th, 2016.
    Accordingly, Dawood explained that they had met...
  • »Jordan: Demand on Gold in Ramadan Drops 50%

    Wed 15 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Domestic demand on Gold in Jordan since the beginning of Ramadan declined 50 per cent, compared to demand cited of the same duration last year, according to the statements of Secretary General of the jewellers...
  • »Jordanians Consume 6 Million Chickens in Ramadan

    Tue 14 June / Jun 2016. 10:39 PM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Jordanians, over the first week of the holy month, have consumed 6 thousand tonnes of fresh chicken, according to Fares Hamoudeh’s statement to “Al Ghad”today, Tuesday, head of poultry farmers...
  • »“Social Security”: Only 3% of Business Owners Are Registered

    Tue 14 June / Jun 2016. 03:00 AM
    AMMAN — The official spokesperson for the Social Security Corporation, Mousa Subeihi, stated at a press conference held today, Tuesday, that only 3 per cent of business owners in Jordan are registered with the Social Security network.
    Since...
  • »“Consumer Protection”: Rise in Lemon Prices Probably Caused By Oligopoly

    Tue 14 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The President of the National Society of Consumer Protection, Dr Mohammad Obeidat, stated to the Jordan News Agency “Petra”, Tuesday, that the rise is probably caused by an oligopoly over the market, practiced by importers...
  • »The Oilers’ Gathering: Rosy Outlooks Despite the Gloom

    Mon 13 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    By: Leheb Ata Abdul Wahab
    Iraqi Energy Economist
    The latest OPEC meeting held at the Austrian capital, Vienna, on June 2nd, 2016, may not have been conclusive, given the failure to agree on a unanimous cap on production. However, the Saudi pledge...
  • »Price per Kilogramme of Lemon Takes Unprecedented Rise

    Mon 13 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The price range per kilogramme of lemon in the central produce marketplace increased sharply since the beginning of Ramadan, reaching the JOD1.50-1.75 price range, according to head of the produce traders association, Saadi Abu Hammad,...
  • »Ministries Ready for the Jordan-Saudi Coordination Conference

    Mon 13 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Cabinet, ministries included; are preparing proposals for vital projects to be presented during the upcoming Jordan-Saudi Coordination conference, expected to be held before the end of the holy month.
    While the...
  • »Gov’t to Raise Electricity Price on Segments Soon

    Fri 10 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Informed sources say the government is inclined to increase electricity price on segments soon, given the increase in oil prices globally, in order to help maintain the breakeven point for the National Electricity...
  • »Oil and Gold Score New Highs

    Thu 9 June / Jun 2016. 07:26 PM
    INTERNATIONAL — Oil scored new highs in Asian transactions for 2016 today, Thursday, opposed by the drop in American crude reserves by 3.23 million barrels last week, and the recession of the USD in foreign exchange value by 2.4 per cent,...
  • »“Anani”: Saudi Company to Implement “Investment Fund” Projects

    Thu 9 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply, Dr Jawad Anani, stated that Saudi Arabia (KSA), in accordance to the Jordan Investment Fund Legislation, will establish a public shareholding company to...
  • »Bank Deposits increase to JOD32.9 billion

    Wed 8 June / Jun 2016. 06:39 PM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The total amount in deposit at local banks during the first four months of the current year, 2016, by JOD324.3 million, totalling at JOD32.92 billion compared to JOD32.59 billion at the end of 2015.
    Private sector...
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