Business Archive
  • »King, Sultan Qaboos Hold Talks in Muscat

    Sun 14 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II and His Majesty Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said, on Sunday, held talks in Muscat, on relations between the two countries and the latest developments in the region.
    The talks underlined the depth of fraternal...
  • »King Inaugurates Solar Energy Projects

    Sun 14 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    MAAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II Sunday inaugurated commercially-driven 200 megawatt photovoltaic solar projects, including 12 power plants, in an investment worth more than JOD400 million.
    The first stage of the electricity generation...
  • »Foreign Deposits Up 4.5%, Total Deposits Down 2%

    Sun 14 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall value of deposits in foreign currency at banks in Jordan for the first quarter of the year, 2017, has grown 4.5 per cent to JOD7.24 billion, compared to its levels by the end of 2016.
    Total deposits at the...
  • »In-House Tourism Up 14%

    Sun 14 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Tourism, Lina Annab, stated to “AlGhad” that in-house tourism for the first three months of the year, Q1-2017, has gone up 14 per cent from last year’s 1.158 million tourists in Q1-2016,...
  • »Jordan to Preside Eurosystem Central Banks Governing Council

    Sun 14 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Governing Council of the Eurosystem’s European Central Bank (ECB) has elected Jordan to preside the council for the terms 2017/2018, as well as Korea and Serbia as vice presidents.
  • »WB Warns Against Youth-State Distrust Rising

    Sun 14 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An international report by the World Bank (WB) on Jordan, warns against the increasing shortage of jobs and the declining quality of public services, next to the suffocating economic problems, and the widening trust gap...
  • »Central Bank: Money Supply Down 2.7% to JOD31.96b

    Sat 13 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s overall supply of money, over the duration of the first three months of the current year, 2017, declined 2.7 per cent, compared to last year’s closing figures, from JOD32.876...
  • »USD46m loan agreement to Fund Salt Ring Road Constructions

    Thu 11 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation signed with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) a USD46 million loan agreement to contribute to the implementation of the Salt ring road project.
    Secretary...
  • »Budget Deficit at JOD192m, Debt up JOD459m in Q1-2017

    Thu 11 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan's budget deficit stood at JOD192 million by the end of the first three months (Q1) of the year 2017, compared to JOD174 million in Q1-2016, according to the monthly bulletin of the Finance Ministry.
    Data from the...
  • »Loans, Credit Facilitated Up to JOD0.1b by Q1-2017

    Thu 11 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Total credit and loans facilitated by banks domestically during the first quarter of the current year, 2017, has grown approximately JOD0.5 billion, 2.2 per cent, from JOD22.905 billion by end of 2016, to JOD23.41 billion,...
  • »Gov’t to Cancel Oil Agreement with ‘Transeuro Energy’

    Thu 11 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government, according to a draft referred to the Bureau of Legislation and Opinion, is looking to cancel the Hamza field extraction and development agreement with Canadian oil company, Transeuro Energy Corporation,...
  • »Google Grants USD3m to Support Arab Online Arabic Learning Platform

    Wed 10 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Queen Rania Foundation and Google.org signed a USD3 million agreement to create an online learning platform for Arabic Open Educational Resources (OERs) targeting K-12 students and their educators across the Middle East and North...
« 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 »