Business Last Month
  • »No Price Hikes on Fuel Next Month, Probably

    Tue 25 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Specialists expect fuel prices to hold steady next month, based on the media price rate of oil and derivatives in the global marketplace since the beginning of July, 2017.
    Fossil fuels expert Fahed Fayez said that the...
  • »Domestic Liquidity Down 1.8%

    Tue 25 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to the data published by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ), domestic liquidity has decreased by 1.8 per cent over the first five months of 2017, compared to the closing figures last year, by nearly JOD600 million....
  • »Museum Visits Double, Up 227%

    Mon 24 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — AlGhad— Jordan Museum Director, Ehab Amarin, said that the visitor count has more than doubled in the first 6 months of the year, H1-2017, compared to the same duration last year, by nearly 227 per cent.
    In statement to AlGhad,...
  • »Raising Transmission Fees Threatens Renewable Energy Sector’s Growth: Edama

    Sun 23 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordanian business association, Edama, an NGO specialising in energy, water, sustainability, and the environment, said that the government’s suggestions to increase power transmission fees for renewable energy...
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  • »Gov’t Suggests Consolidated Renewable Energy Fund, to Unite Private Sector Efforts Locally

    Wed 19 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Dr Saleh Kharabsheh, proposed to the convention of private sector representatives the establishment of a consolidated renewable energy fund to help unite developmental projects...
  • »ACC: 4,466 New Companies in H1-2017, Capital Registered Up 195%

    Wed 19 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The total capital of new companies established and registered under the umbrella of the Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) during the first half of the year, H1-2017, has grown 195 per cent, compared to H1-2016.
    So far into...
  • »Value of Gold in Reserve Up 9%

    Tue 18 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s reserves of gold have grown in value by JOD97.6 million, approximately 9 per cent, in the first half of the year, H1-2017, compared to the closing figures of 2016.
    By June, 2017,...
  • »Income per Capita Drops JOD475 in 6 Years

    Mon 17 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian share per capita of Gross Domestic Income (GDP) has decreased by JOD475 in six years, due to the economic slowdown, weighed by a 13.7 per cent growth in population, driven by the influx of Syrian refugees....
  • »Income from Tourism up 14% to USD2.1b

    Sun 16 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— National income from tourism over the first half of the year, H1-2017, has increased by 14.5 per cent from last year’s first half, to USD2.1 billion, approximately JOD1.5 billion, according to data by the Central...
  • »Authorities: 1.5m Registered Vehicles in Jordan

    Sun 16 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to a statement by the Director of the Drivers and Vehicles Licencing Authority, Maj Eng Hashem Khasawneh today, Sunday, there are just over 1.5 million registered and operational vehicles in Jordan.
    As for the...
  • »King, Queen Attends US Sun Valley Economic Forum

    Sat 15 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania, left Jordan today, Saturday, to participate in the Sun Valley Economic Forum in Idaho, US, along with international economic and political figures.
    His...
  • »Unemployment in Q1-2017 at 18.2%, Female Unemployment Up to 33%

    Thu 13 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Department of General Statistics said in a statement to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, that the rate of unemployment in Jordan during the first three months of the year, 2017, stood at 18.2 per cent.
    Among males,...
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