Business Archive
  • »General Produce Prices Decline

    Mon 6 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Central markets today saw a considerable decline in the prices of most produce, vegetables and fruits; according to statements by the head of the produce traders and exporters association, Sadi Abu Hammad, to Jordan News Agency...
  • »Expenditures on Pension Rise to JOD294m

    Thu 2 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Expenditures on pension under the current expenses category of the General Balance for the 1st quarter of the current year, 2016, grew by 1.6 per cent, around JOD4.6 million, at JOD293.9 million in March, compared to...
  • »Price of Subsided Flour Decreased by JOD4.81/Tonne

    Thu 2 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Supply decided to decrease the price per tonne of subsided flour used to bake bread by 6.5 per cent, JOD4.81, to JOD68.55 from JOD73.36, effective June 1st; in order to partially...
  • »IMF Agreement Not Signed; IMF Delegation to Leave Soon

    Wed 1 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Informed sources with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), confirmed to “Al Ghad” that the IMF mission to Jordan will leave the Country tomorrow, Thursday, pending return for further deliberation with the...
  • »Former Tourism Minister, Fayez, to Head ASEZA

    Wed 1 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Informed sources confirmed to “Al Ghad” that former Minister of Tourism, Nayef Fayez, will be appointed head of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), in the stead of newly appointed Prime...
  • »CBJ: High Demand on Individual Savings Bonds

    Wed 1 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — An informed source with the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) informed the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) that there seems to be high demand on the public individual savings bonds, offered 26th of May, by domestic and expat Jordanians,...
  • »Brisk Market Movement Expected in Ramadan

    Tue 31 May / May 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Operators within the commercial sectors in Jordan expect brisk commercial market activity over the holy month of Ramadan with the return of Jordanian expats and the arrival of Arab tourists, May through September....
  • »Ramtha: 120 Dogs Found Guarding Drug 4 Dealers

    Tue 31 May / May 2016. 12:00 AM
    RAMTHA —Al Ghad— Personnel with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) in Ramtha, apprehended 4 drug dealers protected by 120 dogs, according to a security source, who confirmed to “Al Ghad” that personnel with AND were able to...
  • »Fuel Prices Raised 3.5-10.9%

    Tue 31 May / May 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The government raised the prices of gasoline, kerosene and diesel by 3.5 to 10.9 per cent today, Tuesday, May 31st, maintaining the price of gas cylinders at JD7, effective Wednesday, June 1st.
    Accordingly, kerosene and...
  • »Oman Suspends Dealings with 8 Jordanian Universities

    Tue 31 May / May 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Cultural Attaché with the Omani Embassy in Amman, Islamail Bloushi, announced that the Ministry of Higher Education in Oman decided to suspend transactions with 8 Jordanian university; Yarmouk, Science and...
  • »New Tobacco Standards and Anti-Tobacco Strategy 2016-2018

    Tue 31 May / May 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Ministry of Health announced changing standards and specs for tobacco packaging industries, including the increase of warning area on cigarette packs to over 50 per cent, and the addition of 4 to 6 new alternating pictures,...
  • »Ten Thousand Tonnes of Produce Exported

    Mon 30 May / May 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Amounts transported of fruits and vegetable produce hover about 10 thousand tonnes, according to Ministry of Agriculture Speaker, Dr Nimmer Haddadin, noting that demand on produce is increasing in external marketplace, aftermath a...
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