Business Archive
  • »Public Health Insurance Department JOD145m in Debt

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Director of the Public Health Insurance Department, Dr Elham Khureisat, uncovered to AlGhad today, Sunday, that the department’s overall accounts payable stand at JOD144.897 million, as of 2017, in addition to...
  • »MPs to Look into 2018 Budget Bill Sunday

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government has submitted its draft of the 2018 Budget Bill for the Parliament’s House of Representatives to look into it tomorrow, Sunday, and begin discussions for endorsement.
    The 2018 Budget Bill features a...
  • »Cash Subsidies for Bread Vary Based on Income

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An official source uncovered to AlGhad, under the condition of anonymity, that the proposed cash subsidies for bread may vary based on individual incomes, in case the commodity lift is endorsed by Parliament.
  • »Amman-Baghdad Interstate Secured

    Mon 20 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    BAGHDAD —AlGhad— The Iraqi Ministry of Defence announced today, Sunday, that the Amman-Baghdad interstate highway is no 100 per cent secured, from the Sakkar Intersection all the way to Tureibil, the border point with Jordan.
  • »USD10m-Company to Support Entrepreneurial Business Environment

    Sun 19 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A new company was established last week in Jordan, Beyond Capital, with a starting capital of USD10 million, dedicated to supporting the investment and entrepreneurial and start-up business environment.
    Beyond Capital...
  • »Gov't Endorses 2018 Draft Budget, Projects Deficit at 1.8% of GDP

    Sun 19 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Cabinet on Sunday endorsed a draft 2018 state budget law projecting public revenues at JOD8.496 billion and foreign grants at JOD700 million while post-grant deficit is forecast at JOD543 million or 1.8 per cent of estimated Gross...
  • »Iraqi ‘Rafidain’ Bank Reopens Branch in Amman

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Iraqi bank, Rafidain, is launching a new branch in Amman, located in the Sufeifieh commercial area according to a statement bank the bank’s administration today, Saturday.
    The Bank, according to its administration,...
  • »Deal with US Company to Build Airport, Logistics Facility in Mafraq

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply, Eng Yaroub Qudah, uncovered today, Saturday, during the Silk Road 3 Conference in Amman, that a deal was recently signed with a major US company to construct an airport and...
  • »Free Zone Exports Up 3% in October

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Free trade zone exports increased by JOD8.9 million, approximately 3 per cent, in October 2017, to JOD342.6 million, compared to October 2016, according to a statement by the Jordan Free and Development Zones Group (ZFZ)...
  • »US Dollar Up, Oil Slips as US Supplies Undermine OPEC Cuts

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— The US dollar steadied out against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after rebounding from a more than three-week low, as oil prices edge lower due to rising US production and inventories, threatening to...
  • »The Netherlands Brace for 'No Deal' on Brexit

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Netherlands could be one of the hardest-hit EU countries if the UK leaves the bloc without an agreement. The Dutch government is expected to unveil plans this week in preparation for a hard Brexit.
    The port of Rotterdam is just...
  • »JAEC Considers Building Two Small Integrated Nuclear Reactors

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan is conducting a feasibility study to establish of two Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) in Jordan for the production of electricity and water desalination, Vice Chairman of Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), Kamal Araj in...
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