Business Archive
  • »Produce Exporters Suspend Strike, Deal Struck with Gov’t

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Produce exporters will suspend their strike, which was supposed to begin on Monday, having reached to an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture.
    Minister Khaled Huneifat meet extensively with the exporters, the...
  • »Planning Minister to Partake in WB, IMF Meetings in Washington

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Emad Fakhouri will take part in the 2018 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) Group that will be held in Washington during April 16-22....
  • »Foreign Investment in Jordan Up 7% in 2017

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Foreign investment in Jordan has increased by 7.2 per cent in 2017, or approximately JOD79.4 million, from JOD1.102 billion in 2016, to JOD1.182 billion, according to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s last figures....
  • »Google Loses 'Right to Be Forgotten' Case

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    LONDON — A businessman fighting for the "right to be forgotten" has won a UK High Court action against Google.
    The man, who has not been named due to reporting restrictions surrounding the case, wanted search results about a past crime he had...
  • »Agricultural Exporters to Suspend Exports Next Monday

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Agricultural produce exporters have announced the suspension of all exportation as of next Monday to protest the Ministry of Agriculture’s sampling methods which, according to the exporters, has harmed their trade....
  • »Budget Deficit Up 175%, Expenditure Up 25%, Revenues Up 5%

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall budget deficit after aid and grants has increased by 175 per cent, at approximately JOD313 million, by the end of February 2018, compared to JOD113.9 million for the same duration in 2017, according to the...
  • »Low Consumer Demand on Ramadan Goods Expected

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Representatives of the commercial sector foresee a significant drop in consumer demand on Ramadan goods ahead of the holy season, as the public’s purchasing power has eroded, they say, due to the recent price hikes,...
  • »Overall Public Debt at JOD27.5b in Feb-2018

    Wed 11 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Finance issued its monthly bulletin today, Wednesday, showing Jordan’s overall public debt at JOD27.458 billion, approximately 95.8 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), by the end of February...
  • »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...
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