Business 2 Weeks Ago
  • »RJ Launches New Global Sales Promotion Campaign

    Sun 3 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Royal Jordanian (RJ) on Sunday launched a new global sales campaign as a Christmas Season gift for its customers in this holiday season.
    This campaign aims to offer affordable fares, while enjoying the high-quality RJ products.
    The...
  • »Jordan, US Sign USD475m Grant Agreement

    Sun 3 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Planning and International Cooperation Minister Emad Fakhouri and USAID Director Jim Barnhart, signed a USD475 million development grant agreement earlier today, Sunday, as part of the US 2017 economic aid program to the...
  • »Confusion over Electricity Tariffs: It Goes Up, Regardless of Oil Prices

    Sun 3 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Following the recent price hike on fuel and oil derivatives, domestically, Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) spokesperson, Tahrir Qaq, confirmed to AlGhad today, Sunday, that “electricity tariffs will...
  • »House Committee Divided on Bread Subsidies, Tax Exemptions

    Sun 3 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Sources within the House of Representatives have confirmed to AlGhad that the MPs are in confliction over the amendments to the subsidies and tax exemptions sections of the 2018 Budget Bill.
    Apparently, there is a...
  • »UAE Support USD220m-Renewable Energy Project in Jordan

    Sat 2 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Jordan Matar Shamsi announced that a USD220 million renewable energy project will be implemented in Jordan as part of the UAE support to the Kingdom in the renewable energy field.
    In a...
  • »Jordanian Delegations Starts Working Visits to Africa Sunday

    Sat 2 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A Jordanian economic delegation will start on Sunday a working tour to a number of African countries to explore export opportunities for Jordanian industrial products, and promote Jordan as a business and investment destination.
    The...
  • »Treasury Bonds Down 21% in 11 Months

    Sat 2 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall value of Treasury bonds sold by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) has declined by nearly 21 per cent during the first 11 months of the year, from JOD4.01 by end of November 2016 to JOD3.17 billion, according to...
Business 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Jordan, Britain Sign GBP94.5m Grant MoU

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan and Britain, on Thursday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, by which the later will provide Jordan 94.5 million pounds to support Jordan’s economy and the education sector.
    In the presence of Prime Minister Hani Mulqi...
  • »Gov’t Raises Fuel Prices 3.8-4.3% Friday, Gas Prices Fixed

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government decided to raise fuel prices 3.8-4.3 per cent, effective as of tomorrow, Friday, maintaining the household gas price fixed at JOD7 per cylinder, despite the global increase in house gas prices to JOD9.26 per...
  • »Gov’t Allocates JOD11m to Expanding Grain Storage Facilities, Industrial Projects

    Wed 29 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government, according to the 2018 Budget Bill, has allocated JOD9 million to expanding grain storage facilities and JOD2 million to the construction of new industrial facilities and cities, all in various parts of the...
  • »Central Bank Gold Reserves Up 21.2%

    Wed 29 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s reserves of gold have increased in value by some 21.2 per cent over the first 10 months of the year, 2017, compared to the closing figures of 2016, according to CBJ.
    The total...
  • »Hike in Fuel Prices Expected in December

    Wed 29 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The chairman of the association of gas distribution stations, Hashem Aqel, disclosed to AlGhad that the prices of fuel and oil derivatives are expected to increase by 4.8 per cent, and that the lion’s share of the...
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