Business Archive
  • »Gov’t, ‘Refinery’ Negotiate Purchase, Sourcing Quota

    Thu 26 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed official source has informed AlGhad today, Thursday, that the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company is currently negotiation the terms of a purchase and source quota arrangement with the government, anticipating an...
  • »E-Payment Transactions via Mobile Phones Up 25%

    Thu 26 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s monthly bulletin, the overall value of e-payment transactions via mobile phones in Jordan has increased by 25 per cent between February 2018 and March 2018, from...
  • »Gov’t Ratifies Modified Ride-Sharing App Regulations

    Thu 26 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government Wednesday afternoon ratified the amended regulations for ride-sharing mobile applications in Jordan, entailing fundamental solutions to the issues hurdling legalisation, according to Minister of Transport...
  • »Social Security Fund Responds to Editor-in-Chief’s Remarks

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Social Security Investment Fund (SSIF) has provided AlGhad with a response to the Editor-in-Chief, Jumana Ghunaimat’s article, “The Untapped Potential of the Social Security Fund”, originally entitled...
  • »Jordan’s Oil Bill Rises 39.2%, Exports Up 4.5%

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan’s overall oil bill has increased by 32.9 per cent during the first two months of 2018, from JOD359.6 million in February 2017 to JOD477.8 million, according to the Department of Statistics monthly bulletin....
  • »Gov’t Acquires JOD24m Worth of SSC, M1 Shares in RJ

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government has acquired JOD24 million worth of the Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ)’ initial public offering (IPO) shares, owned by the Social Security Corporation (SSC) and M1, a company owned by former Lebanese...
  • »Bayt.com: 43% of Jordanian Employees to Switch Careers

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A recent Bayt.com survey, entitled “Top Industries in the Middle East and North Africa” shows that 43 per cent of the Jordanian employees registered on the website are looking to switch careers within the next...
  • »‘Jordan Pass’ Sales Up 125% in Q1-2018

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Sales of the ‘Jordan Pass’ unified entry ticket have increased by 125 per cent in the first quarter of the year, Q1-2018, compared to last year’s first three months, according to the figures of the...
  • »Request to Include Jordanian Produce in Simplified EU Rules of Origin Agreement

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Secretary General of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply Yousef Shamali uncovered to AlGhad that the government has made a request to the European Union to include Jordanian produce in the “Simplified Rules of...
  • »Gov’t Blocks Ride-Sharing App ‘Careem’ in Amman

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) director Ghazi Jbour announced today, Tuesday, that the ride-sharing mobile application ‘Careem’ was blocked in Amman, according to the court’s decision on...
  • »KHBP Expansion Master Plan Kicks Off

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Business Park Company; the master developer of the King Hussein Business Development Zone, signed an agreement with the Engineering Consultant Company, Engicon, to develop the detailed architectural designs for the construction and...
  • »Gov’t to Block ‘Careem’ App Despite Progress in TRC Meet Sunday

    Mon 23 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) confirmed today, Monday, that work is currently underway to block ride-sharing service ‘Careem’ in Amman, despite progress made yesterday, Sunday, in a meeting...
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