Business Archive
  • »King, Norway Prince Inaugurate Sahara Project in Aqaba

    Wed 6 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AQABA —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II and Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited Aqaba today, Thursday, to inaugurate the launch of the EU-Norway-funded greening project, Sahara.
    Project Sahara runs on solar energy, reduces Carbon...
  • »King Visits Aqaba International Industrial City

    Wed 6 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AQABA —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II toured the International Industrial zone in Aqaba during His visit to the South Jordanian city earlier today, Thursday, according the Royal Court.
    His Majesty visited several establishments...
  • »IEC Saved Over JOD7m in Last Elections — Chairman

    Wed 6 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Chairmen of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), Dr Khaled Kalaldeh, uncovered to AlGhad that the Commission has saved some JOD7.17 million of JOD21.6 million, allocated for the Municipal and Decentralised...
  • »WB Warns Water Exhaustion in Jordan, Calls for Tech Solutions, Policies to Combat Scarcity

    Tue 5 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A World Bank (WB) report, entitled “Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa”, listed Jordan among the top countries to be affected by climate change in terms of exhausting water...
  • »Economists Warn Against Expanding Tax Base in Fear of Poverty Rising

    Tue 5 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Several economists and financial experts have voiced concerns over the government’s amendment to the tax law, which will expand the taxable base of Jordanians.
    Economists warn that any such amendments will surely...
  • »Zarqa Exports Fall to 17.1 million in August

    Mon 4 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    ZARQA — Zarqa governorate's commercial re-exports fell to JOD17.1 million this past August, compared to JOD24 million the same month last year. Chairman of the Zarqa Chamber of Commerce, Hussien Shraim, said the chamber had issued 562...
  • »Gov’t Submits Tax Amendments Bill to Expand Taxable Base

    Mon 4 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The minister of Finance, Omar Malhas, on Tuesday, submitted a bundle of amendments to the Tax Law for review by the government’s Economic Committee. The bill entails expansions to the taxable demographic base,...
  • »JOD1.1b Worth of Orange Investment in Telecomm Infrastructure

    Mon 4 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— In a statement by the Chairman of the Jordanian telecommunications group, Orange-Jordan, Dr Shabib Ammari, delivered at the inauguration ceremony of the company’s new headquarters in Abdali, the Boulevard, he said...
  • »Inbound Remittance Up to USD2.2b

    Mon 4 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Inbound remittance in US dollars has increased over the first seven months of the year, 2017, by USD26.4 million, or 1.2 per cent, to USD2.2 billion, compared to USD2.173 billion for the same duration last year, according...
  • »Treibil Sees 10-15 Passenger Vehicles per Day, No Freight Shipping

    Mon 4 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Since the Karamah-Treibil border crossing between Jordan and Iraq was reopened last week, an average range of 10 to 15 passenger vehicles have crossed per day, and not a single freight shipment went through.
    The border...
  • »Aqaba Receives 96k Visitors during the Adha Eid Holiday

    Sun 3 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AQABA —AlGhad— More than 96 thousand people have visited the South Jordanian coastal city of Aqaba during the Adha Eid holiday, spiking hotel occupancy rates across different star-categories to 85-95 per cent.
    Visitors expressed to...
  • »Gold Prices Up JOD1.00 on the Gram

    Sun 3 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The price per gram of gold, domestically, has increased by JOD1.00, in light of the series of increases in global price range of gold, following North Korea’s latest missile launch over Japanese territories towards...
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