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  • »‘S&P’ Revise Jordan Credit Rating from 'BB-' to ‘B+’

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Standard and Poor Ratings Services (S&P) revised Jordan’s April credit rating from ‘BB-‘ to ‘B+’ according to the S&P report on Jordan, which came out Friday the 21st of October, 2017.
  • »Updated Regulations for App-based Transport Out in 2 Weeks

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — AlGhad— The Chairman of the Land Transportation Regulatory Commission (LTRC) Salah Louzi told AlGhad today, Saturday, that an updated set of regulations should be announced within the next two weeks.
    The anticipated amendments...
  • »NCHR Questions ‘National Employment’ Outcomes

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR)’s 13th report on the Status of Human Rights in Jordan (2016) highlights possible discrepancies in the Minister of Labour’s national employment report, which...
  • »Canadian ‘Potash Corp’ to Sell Share in ‘PCS Jordan’

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Informed sources have confirmed to AlGhad on Wednesday that the Potash Corps, the Canadian shareholders at the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Jordan LLC (PCS Jordan), are planning to sell their 28 per cent share at the...
  • »High Tariffs Disrupt Exportation to Iraq through ‘Tureibil’

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    TUREIBIL —AlGhad— According to Emad Duleimi, acting governor of the Iraqi western district in Tureibil, the high tariff rates at the Karamah-Tureibil border point have been disrupting the flow of freight movement and shipping into Iraq....
  • »Unemployment at 18%, 13.4% among Males: Workforce Census

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A recent workforce census underway by the Department of Public Statistics indicates that the rate of unemployment in Jordan hovers around 18 per cent for the second quarter of the year, Q2-2018, down from 0.2 per cent in...
  • »Iraq Open to Supply Jordan with Oil at Preferential Prices

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Dr Saleh Kharabsheh said yesterday, Monday, that the government is indeed contact with the Iraqi authorities to explore the option of supplying Jordan with oil at preferential...
  • »Tureibil: JOD10m Worth of Exports to Iraq since Crossing Opened

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Some 877 freight trucks have crossed through the Trureibil border point with Iraq, carrying JOD10 million worth of goods, according to the head of the Iraq Exportation Committee Hasan Smadi.
    Smadi told AlGhad that 385...
  • »Tax Incidence in Jordan at 25% of GDP, Revenues from Income Tax at 4%: Study

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A study by the Arab NGO Network for Development on the implications of taxation policies in the region states that tax incidence in Jordan stands at 25 per cent of GDP, whereas income tax revenues do not exceed 4 per cent,...
  • »PM: We’re on Our Own, We Must Depend on Ourselves, 2018 Will Bring Good News

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Prime Minister, Dr Hani Mulqi, said during a meet with the commercial sector at the Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) today, Monday, that 2018 will bring good news.
    However, “we’re on our own” he said....
  • »Price Hikes to Include Packaged, Manufactured Foodstuff: Sources

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government intends to increase the price offering on packaged and manufactured foodstuff, according to what a government source has told the Association of Foodstuff Merchants.
    Meanwhile, Association Chairman Khalil...
  • »Gov’t Suggests Tying Refugee Aid to Labour Permits

    Sat 14 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister Yaroub Qudah confirmed to AlGhad today, on Sunday, that the government has suggested tying Syrian refugee aid at camps to the issuance of labour permits or regular employment, as that would add to the benefits of...
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