Business Archive
  • »Governorates Fund Finances 110 Projects in 6 Years

    Tue 1 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— In 6 years, since it was launched in 2011 by His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Governorates Development Fund has financed a total of 110 projects, at a total of JOD64 million, according to the Fund’s official data. ...
  • »Jordan Supplies Egypt with 560sf of Natural Gas

    Tue 1 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO), Jordan has supplied Egypt with 560 square feet of liquidated natural gas in the past four months, via the barrage by the coast of Aqaba.
    NEPCO’s Director of...
  • »Octane Prices Steady, Diesel, Kerosene Prices Up 3.2%

    Mon 31 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The oil derivatives pricing committee decided today, Monday, to hold octane fuel prices steady for the upcoming month, and raise the price of diesel and kerosene by 3.22 per cent, or JOD0.015 per litre.
    The price per...
  • »Treasury Bonds Down 28%

    Mon 31 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall value of treasury bonds and notes issued by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) in open auction has declined by 28.1 per cent over the duration of 7 months, approximately JOD690 million, compared to the total...
  • »Study: 84.7% Fresh Grads, Students Able to Find Internships Online

    Mon 31 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A study, conducted by, an online jobs platform, found that 84.7 per cent of the respondents using online platforms to seek jobs and internships in the MENA region, are able to find suitable internships online.
  • »Royal Jordanian Suffers JOD26.3m Loss in H1-2017

    Mon 31 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Royal Jordanian airlines cited JOD26.3 million in gross loss in the first 6 months of the year, H1-2017.
    Occupancy rates in June, 2017, increased to 64.1 per cent, compared to 60.2 per cent in June, 2016, up 3.9 per...
  • »Gold Up to USD1,262 per Ounce, More than 1% in 6 Weeks

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Gold prices sored domestically as the price per ounce of gold globally reached USD1,262 against the decline of the US Dollar, after news confirmed steady US interest rates in the near future, according to the Jewellers...
  • »Oil Expenditure Up 24.7%, Commercial Deficit Up 5.2% in 5 Months

    Sat 29 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Compared to the first five months of 2016, government expenditures on oil in the same duration this year, 2017, has increased by 24.7 per cent, according to the figures of the Department of Statistics last week.
    The oil...
  • »Funding for Syria Crisis Response Plan at 8.5%

    Wed 26 July / Jul 2017. 04:30 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Funding for the Syria Crisis Response Plan during the first half of the current year, H1-2017, stands at 8.5 per cent of the year’s total requirement, JOD2.657 billion, according to the Jordan Response Platform for...
  • »Royal Jordanian Launches Massive Promotion Campaign

    Wed 26 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Royal Jordanian Airlines announced the launch of a massive 6-month promotional campaign, entailing huge discounts on Economy Class tickets to 41 destinations across four continents, with exception to the Far East;...
  • »UAE Lifts Import Ban on Jordanian Produce

    Wed 26 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) decided to resume importing Jordanian vegetables and fruits, Minister of Agriculture Khaled Hneifat announced.
    UAE has lifted the ban on importing seven types of Jordan's main vegetables, including...
  • »PM Inaugurates Dead Sea Corniche Project

    Tue 25 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister, Hani Mulqi inaugurated Monday the Dead Sea Corniche Hotel and Training Institute project.
    The prime minister laid the foundation stone for the project in the presence of Ministers of Labor, Ali Ghazzawi, Tourism and...
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