Business 2 Weeks Ago
  • »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...
  • »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 Bayt.com, 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.
    On...
  • »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...
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