Business Archive
  • »Jordan, Donors Endorse New Syrian Refugee Response Plan at USD7.3b

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The government and the international community on Thursday endorsed a USD7.3-billion three-year Jordan Response Platform (JRP) for the Syria Crisis.
    The JRP for the Syria Crisis 2018–2020, an outcome of relevant intensive local...
  • »Gov't Exempts Food Items from Sales Tax

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Cabinet has decided to exempt olive oil, frozen chicken, and table eggs from the recent sales tax hike in response to recommendations by the Lower House of Parliament and as part of the government's keenness not to raise prices of...
  • »Gov’t Delivers Direct Cash Support to 4.2 Jordanians

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Income and Sales Tax Department has confirmed to AlGhad that direct cash support for the de-subsidisation of bread and other commodities has been delivered to nearly 4.2 million Jordanians in 900 thousand households....
  • »Gov’t Pins Fuel Prices after Pricing Committee Session Postponed

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Government Fuel Pricing Committee postponed its pricing session today, Wednesday, which puts a pin on fuel prices for the entire month of February, the committee informed AlGhad.
    According to informed sources with the...
  • »Jordanian Farmers Continue Open Tax Protest at Gates of Parliament

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian farmers’ open protest continues for the second day straight today, Wednesday, in front of the House of Representatives’ building in Amman, over the recent hike in taxes and fees imposed on both...
  • »Gov’t Economic Policies Fall Short from King’s Vision on Reform: Experts

    Tue 30 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Economists, in their assessments of the recently enacted economic policies, and the earlier reforms, say the government’s approach has fallen short from the objectives and visions of the King’s take on reforms....
  • »RJ Offers 50% Discount on Flight Pass

    Mon 29 January / Jan 2018. 10:29 PM
    AMMAN — The Royal Jordanian recently provided new Flight Pass product where passengers would be able to conveniently pre-purchase tickets at a low price and book flights later when they want to travel, at up to 50% discount.
    RJ said in a...
  • »US Aid to Jordan at USD1.275b in 2018

    Mon 29 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The preliminary US budget bill, as presented to Congress, uncovers a USD1.275 billion allocation in aid and grants to Jordan for 2018, according to the copy AlGhad acquired of the Budget Bill.
    In details, USD812.3 million...
  • »Central Bank Reserve of Gold Up 37%

    Mon 29 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s overall reserve of gold has increased by 36.6 per cent, from JOD1.078 billion in 2016 to JOD1.473 billion in 2017, according to CBJ’s annual bulletin.
    In 2017, the...
  • »Amman Bourse Opens Trading with Drop

    Mon 29 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Monday opened trading with a drop to 2,195 points from its yesterday's closure of 2,196 points.
    The market index fluctuated in the first 15 minutes of today's session between 2,195 points and 2,199...
  • »Gov’t Opens Doors for Gold Prospecting in Wadi Araba

    Thu 25 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources announced yesterday, Wednesday, that the door for gold prospecting in Wadi Araba  is now open and that the government is looking to attract qualified mining companies to...
  • »AES Jordan Funds USD40m-Solar Power Station

    Thu 25 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— AES Jordan has agreed to fund the construction solar energy generation station project with a USD40 million, according to an informed source at the Jordanian company, under the name AM Solar BV/Jordan.
    The fund is...
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