Business 2 Weeks Ago
  • »EU See UK Payments to Continue in 2020 despite Brexit

    Mon 7 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    LONDON — Britain will have to keep making payments for long-term programmes to the European Union until at least 2020, even after it leaves the bloc in 2019, EU Budget Commission Guenther Oettinger told Germany's Bild newspaper.
    Oettinger...
  • »Tax Revenues Down 2.6% in H1-2017

    Mon 7 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Treasury’s revenue from taxation in the first bi-annual budget for the first 6 months of the year, H1-2017, has declined by JOD53 million, compared to public revenues for the same duration in H1-2016,...
  • »Debt to Income per Capita Rate in Jordan at 69%

    Mon 7 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s 2016 report on financial stability and performance confirms that the credit facilitation mechanisms have significantly improved throughout the year 2015, whereas the Debt to Income...
  • »Jordan Demands UN Meet to Follow Up on Donor Commitment

    Sun 6 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Eng Emad Fakhouri, stated that Jordan is working on holding a convention, presided by the European Union, at the UN General Assembly in New York, US, next month, to...
  • »Iraq Cancels Basra-Aqaba Gas Pipeline, Oil Pipeline Project to Continue

    Sun 6 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Director of the Oil Department, with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Eng Ashraf Rawashdeh, stated to AlGhad that Iraq has decided to cancel the gas pipeline project, which was supposed to run adjacent to the...
  • »Syrian Refugees to Be Allowed to Work in Construction Sector

    Sat 5 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions (GFJTU) started issuing free work permits to migrant workers as well as Syrian refugees in order to regulate this sector and protect job opportunities for Jordanians...
Business 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Jordanian Engineer Lands World’s Best Inventor in 2017: Maher Maymoun

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordanian Engineer, Maher Maymoun, 28, was voted by the World Energy Engineering Congress 2017, the Association of Energy Engineers, as the world’s best inventor for 2017.
    His work, and his partner’s, at Solar...
  • »National Petroleum Losses Down 92% in H1-2017

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The losses of the National Petroleum Company have declined to JOD220.8 thousand by the end of the first half of the year, H1-2017, from last year’s JOD2.9 million for the same durations, nearly 92 per cent....
  • »Jordan Made Progress, But Decline in Capital, Social Expenditure not Good: IMF

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to the Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s mission to Amman, Martin Cerisola, Jordan will not be able to drive down the debt to GDP rate to 77 per cent until 2022, instead of 2021, previously...
  • »Petroleum Refinery Company Profits Down 20.6% in H1-2017

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The profits of the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company declined 20.6 per cent during the first half of the year, H1-2017, compared to profits cited in the first 6 months of 2016, according to the company’s bi-annual...
  • »Rapid Bus Will Be Operational by 2020

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Chairman of the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) committee, Dr Yousef Shawarbeh, said that the Rapid Bus project will be operational by the beginning of 2020, in a press statement today, Wednesday, confirming that the...
  • »Petra Visitors Up 39%

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The number of Petra visitors in the first 7 months of the current year, 2017, has grown by 39 per cent, to 329.6 thousand, from 2016’s 236.6 thousand, over the same duration, according to the Director of the Petra...
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