Business Archive
  • »Jordan Spends JOD100m on Nuclear Programme in 10 Years

    Tue 10 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— In ten years, the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission has spent around JOD100 million on the development of the national nuclear programme, Commission Chairman Dr Khaled Touqan told AlGhad.
    Annual allocations to the programme...
  • »Petra Hotels at 100% Occupancy

    Sun 8 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Chairman of the Petra Tourism Development Commission Eng Falah Omoush uncovered to AlGhad today, Sunday, that the hotels’ occupancy rate in Petra last week reached 100 per cent.
    In March this year, Petra has seen an...
  • »Iraq, Jordan to Resume Direct Freight Shipping, Transport

    Sun 8 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Iraqi Minister of Transport Kathem Hamami announced today, Sunday, during a forum on Jordan-Iraqi trade opportunities, that an arrangement has been secured to resume freight shipping and transport routes, both ways,...
  • »Iraqi Investments in Jordan at USD18b

    Sun 8 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA —AlGhad— There are currently 30 thousand Iraqi businessmen in Jordan, with investments amounting to some USD18 billion, said Chairman of the Iraqi Business Forum in Amman, Dr Majid Saidi, during the 16th Arab Business Community...
  • »Arab Business Leaders Urge Launch of Arab Salvation Fund

    Sun 8 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA — Participants in the 16th Arab Business Community Forum recommended the establishment of an Arab salvation fund to finance an Arab reconstruction project for countries that witnessed destruction in various sectors, in which Arab...
  • »WB: 65 Countries Issued 87 Laws in 2 Years to Economically Empower Women

    Mon 2 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON —AlGhad— The governments of 65 countries around the world have issued a total of 87 new laws and amendments to support the economic empowerment of women in these last two years, according to the World Bank (WB)’s report...
  • »Mystery Bank Acquisition Underway, Pending Approval of CBJ

    Mon 2 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Informed and official sources have confirmed to AlGhad today, Monday, that an undisclosed acquisition of a major domestic bank, by another, is in fact underway, while the sources have not announced the full detail of the...
  • »Basra-Aqaba Pipeline to Be Approved after Iraqi Parliamentary Elections

    Mon 2 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A ranking Iraqi official source has confirmed to AlGhad today, Monday, that the Basra-Aqaba oil pipeline is likely to be ratified after the Iraqi parliamentary elections on May 12, 2018, is concluded, as the government is...
  • »Merchants Protest Gov’t Customs Hike

    Sun 1 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/FTZ —AlGhad— Car traders in the Free Trade Zones (FTZs) held a protest today, Sunday, over the government’s recent decision to hike customs and impose an addition weight fee on car imports, according to the protestor.
  • »Awadallah Voted Deputy Chairman of Arab Bank, Masri’s Chairmanship Renewed

    Sun 1 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—Sabih Masri was re-elected as Chairman of the Arab Bank Board of Directors today, Sunday, by the Bank’s general assembly, who also voted for Bassem Awadallah as his deputy.
    The assembly also agreed to distribute 40...
  • »Jordan, EU Sign Grants Agreements Worth EUR20m

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan and EU on Wednesday signed two grant agreements worth 20 million euros to support economic growth and partnership, a Planning and international Cooperation statement said.
    Planning and International Cooperation Minister Emad...
  • »Ryanair Launch 14 New Air Routes to Jordan

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) announced the launch of 14 new airline routes to Jordan operated by the European low-cost carrier Ryanair.
    Director General of the JTB Abdul Razzaq Arabiyat said in a press statement on Wednesday that...
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