Business Archive
  • »Jordan Present at Milan Tourism Fair

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Tourism Promotion Authority (TPA) participated in the activities of the International Tourism Exchange 2018 "BIT" held in the Italian city of Milan.
    The TPA's Director General, Dr Abdul Razzaq Arabiyat, said in a press statement...
  • »NEPCO: Hussein Power Plant Phase-1 Operational by End of Q1-2018

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— General Director of the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) Eng Abdul Fattah Daradkeh uncovered to AlGhad that Phase One of the Hussein Renewable Energy Plant project is estimated to be operational by the end of the...
  • »Jordan Drops on World Energy Trilemma Index 2017

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan has dropped to the 87th place in the 2017 World Energy Trilemma Index, from the 75th place in 2016, according to the World Energy Council’s latest report on Monitoring the Sustainability of National Energy...
  • »Jordan Hosts Counter ISIS Finance Group Meeting

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan hosted on Sunday the 9th meeting of the Counter ISIS Finance Group with the aim of assessing accomplishments made in fighting the terrorist group, also known as Daesh in Arabic, in an effort to further integrate and enhance...
  • »Arab Bank Wins Ruling Toss Verdict over New York Terror Funding Case

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— Jordanian Arab Bank Plc won a ruling to dismiss a jury verdict holding it responsible for financing a wave of violence that killed or wounded Americans in Israel in the early 2000s, according to Bloomberg.
    After the...
  • »Dozens of Bakeries Threaten Shutdown

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— More than 90 bakeries around Jordanian have threatened to close down and release hundreds of workers, due to the massive losses incurred due to the government’s recent decision to de-subsidise bread.
    Several bakery...
  • »Jordan Applies for USD300m Japanese Loan

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed source uncovered to AlGhad that the government has applied for a USD300 million-loan from Japan to support the 2018 Budget.
    In 2016, the Japanese government provided Jordan with a USD250 million loan to...
  • »King Arrives in Abu Dhabi, Meets with UAE Vice President

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II has arrived in Abu Dhabi today, Wednesday, in an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to meet with Emirati Vice President and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoom,...
  • »Farmers Suspend Protest upon Reaching Deal with Gov’t

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The farmers in protest over the past seven days in front of Parliament have decided to suspend their stand-in after representatives of the agricultural sector met with Deputy prime Minister Dr Mamdouh Abbadi today,...
  • »Dow Closes Down 1,175 Points in Volatile Trading

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 1,175 points Monday in an exceptionally volatile day for financial markets around the world, stirring concerns about the durability of the long-running stock gains.
    In the biggest global...
  • »QAIA Receives 7.9 Million Travellers in 2017

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan’s main airport, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), received some 7.9 million travellers in 2017, nearly 6.8 per cent more than it did in 2016, in addition to a 9.1 per cent increase in air shipping....
  • »Fare Hikes Effective as of Wednesday: 10% Hike on Public Transport Fares

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) earlier this week decided to up public transport fares by 10 per cent as of Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, Executive Director of the Municipality Abdul Rahim Wureikat told AlGhad.
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