Business 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Syrian Refugee Crisis Cost Jordan USD10.3b Since 2011

    Tue 10 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today, Tuesday, that the overall cost of Syrian refuge in Jordan, since 2011, has exceeded JOD10 billion, at an estimated annual cost of JOD1.7 billion, based on the 2017 estimate....
  • »Study Shows IMF Programme Did Not Achieve Goals

    Mon 9 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A study by the Jordan University’s Strategic Studies Centre (SSC) concludes that the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s programmes in Jordan have not attained expected goals, nor do they entail...
  • »Loans to Agricultural Sector Reach JOD44m in 2017

    Sun 8 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Credit facilitated to the agricultural sector in 2017 has reached around JOD44 million, according to a statement by the Director of the Agricultural Credit Corporation (ACC), Mohammad Hiyari, to AlGhad today, Sunday,...
  • »National Debt Rises JOD500m in August to JOD27b

    Sun 8 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Overall national debt has increased by nearly JOD500 million in August, 2017, to around JOD27.02 billion, up from JOD26.55 billion in July, according to the monthly bulletin of the Ministry of Finance.
    Earlier today,...
  • »Global Citizenship Forum to Convene in Montenegro this Month

    Sat 7 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— Around 400 business leaders, prime ministers, entrepreneurs, celebrities and global thinkers will take part a two- day event forum later this month in Montenegro to discuss the challenges facing the world and finding...
  • »Hikes in Fuel Prices Drive Demand on Hybrid Vehicles Up 21%

    Sat 7 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Demand on hybrid vehicles domestically has increased by 21.2 per cent in 2017’s first nine months, compared to the same duration last year, according to the statistics by The Jordanian Free Zones Investors...
Business 3 Weeks Ago
  • »CBJ Foreign Reserves at USD13b in July

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Central Bank of Jordan's (CBJ) foreign reserves stood at USD12.982 billion at the end of July this year sufficient to cover the Kingdom's imports of commodities and services for 7.3 months, according to the monthly bulletin of the...
  • »Power Theft Investigation Uncovers Massive Water Theft

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Water and Irrigation said that the investigation into the power theft incident last Tuesday has helped uncover a massive violation of water regulation in the form of groundwater theft.
    The perpetrator...
  • »Minister: 2020 Will See Revolution in Transportation

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Mayor of Amman, Dr Yousef Shawarbeh, stated in an interview with Diala Dabbas, on CSO platform Taqaddam, that the year 2020 will see the realisation of a revolution in the fields of transportation.
    Projects underway...
  • »Municipality Buys 75 Pick-up Trucks for JOD2.167m

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) council has decided to ratify the procurement order of 75 2017 4x4 double-cabin pick-up trucks, from a local company in Amman, for JOD2.1675 million.
    Negotiations have led to a...
  • »NEPCO Uncovers Largest Power Theft in Jordan’s History

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) and the Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) uncovered the single largest power theft extension in Jordan’s history, around JOD300 thousand worth of...
  • »Price per Tonne of Subsidised Flour down JOD3.00

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply has decided to cut 5.3 per cent on the price per tonne of subsidised flour, amounting exactly to JOD3.00, Yanal Barmawi, the ministry’s spokesperson confirmed to AlGhad on...
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