Business Archive
  • »IMF Report Disregards Jordanians’ Living Conditions, Experts Say

    Wed 24 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Economists and financial experts claim that the International Monetray Find (IMF)’s report was partial and incomplete, having seemingly left out the part which has to do with the implications of the...
  • »Domestic Liquidity Down 2.7%, Bank Deposits Decline 3.1%

    Wed 24 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The domestic liquidity rate over the first three months of the current year, Q1-2017, has declined 2.7 per cent from last year’s closing figures, down around JOD900 million, from JOD32.9 billion, to JOD32 billion by...
  • »Jordan 'A Safe Haven' of Opportunities: Kabariti

    Wed 24 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Chairman of Jordan Chamber of Commerce, Nael Kabariti, said on Wednesday that Jordan has established a solid foundation based on principles of justice, equality and equal opportunities, recalling the great achievements in the Kingdom...
  • »Germany Extends EUR97m Grant to Jordan

    Wed 24 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Germany has announced that it's extending a EUR97.4-million grant to Jordan to help carry out a number of development-oriented projects in the Kingdom as part of a pledge the European nation made at a recent donors conference in...
  • »Manaseer Group to Invest USD1b in Aqaba

    Mon 22 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Manaseer Group signed an agreement worth USD1 billion with the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) today, Monday, for the construction of the chemicals and fertilisers complex in Aqaba.
    The agreement entails the...
  • »Japanese USD22m Grant to Jordan

    Mon 22 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, signed a grant agreement with Japan, via the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to facilitate an additional USD21.61 million grant, to support the...
  • »UNICEF, Ministry Sign USD4.7m Child Care Agreement

    Mon 22 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Social Development and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed a new USD4.7 million child protection and care services agreement today, Monday, for the year 2017-2018, to provide over 200 thousand...
  • »Investments in Aqaba Worth USD1.8b in Chemical Complex, Industrial Zone

    Sun 21 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA —AlGhad— Informed sources at the World Economic Forum (WEF), which concludes its convention today, Sunday, at the Dead Sea King Hussein Convention Centre, uncovered to AlGhad that a number of industrial agreements are currently...
  • »Jordan, EIB Signs EUR1.7m Grant Agreements

    Sun 21 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhouri, and Director of the Neighbouring Countries Department of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Heinz Olbers, On Sunday, signed two grant agreements worth EUR1.7...
  • »World Economic Forum in Dead Sea Concludes

    Sun 21 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA — On behalf of His Majesty King Abdullah II, Prime Minister Hani Mulqi attended the closing session of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, which was held on Dead Sea under the theme "Empowering Generations...
  • »Int'l Advisory Committee for Jordan Nuclear Program Meets in Amman

    Sun 21 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    The International Advisory Committee for the Jordanian Nuclear Program convened its second meeting on Sunday for a discussion on the latest developments regarding the Kingdom's upcoming nuclear program.
    Chair of the Committee, Senator Ma'rouf...
  • »Jordanians Rank Up Global ‘Intel’ Competition

    Sat 20 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordanian students ranked second and third in the behavioural science and chemistry categories, respectively, out of 1,778 contestants from 78 states around the world, in the Intel ISEF international competition, one of...
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