Business Archive
  • »Gov’t Expected to Raise Fuel Prices: Oil Experts

    Sun 22 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Experts predict a hike in fuel prices in May due to a 2-3 per cent increase in the global price index of crude oil and derivatives, compared to the price index in March.
    The price per barrel of Brent crude reached...
  • »Turkey Free Trade Deal Pending Response to Jordan’s Terms

    Sun 22 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The resumption of the Jordan-Turkey Free Trade Agreement depends on the Turkish government’s response to the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply’s terms, Secretary General of the Ministry Yousef Shamali told...
  • »Tourism Revenue in 2017 Up to JOD2.2b: Board

    Sat 21 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    SALT —AlGhad— General Director of the Jordan Tourism Board Dr Abdul Razzaq Arabyat stated today, Saturday, that the sector’s income in 2017 has increased by JOD550 million to JOD2.25 billion.
    The sector contributes by 12-13 per...
  • »Central Bank to Expand Youth Financial Inclusion

    Sat 21 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) has announced its plan to boost its financial inclusion basis among youth, targeting two million Jordanian youths, 18-25 years old, to make use of the banking sector’s various...
  • »Jordan’s Supply of 6 Basic Goods Enough for 8 Months

    Sat 21 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply statistic show Jordan has enough supplies of six basic goods and commodities for eight months, based on the average consumption rate.
    These goods are Lentils, Sugar, Rice, Corn...
  • »Groupe Aéroports de Paris Acquires AIG Controlling Stakes

    Thu 19 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Airport International Group and international airport operator, Groupe Aéroports de Paris (ADP) have announced on Thursday a new acquisition deal whereby Groupe ADP has acquired a majority stake of 51 per cent.
    The announcement...
  • »Aqaba: 14 Tourist Cruise Ships to Dock in April

    Tue 17 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— Tourism and Economic Affairs Commissioner with the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Sharhabeel Madi told Petra today, Wednesday, that the Aqaba port will receive up to 14 cruise ships in April, carrying...
  • »Economic Conference to Launch in Amman Saturday

    Mon 16 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordanian and foreign experts and specialists will meet next Saturday in Amman to put future visions to stimulate the Jordanian economy, limit the challenges it faces and communicate with decision-makers to benefit from the outcome of...
  • »Inflation Up 3.7% in Q1-2018, Compared to Q1-2017

    Mon 16 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Official market and economic data indicate the quarterly inflation index has increased by 3.7 per cent, during the first three months of the year, Q1-2018, compared to the median price index of the Q1-2017.
    The inflation...
  • »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....
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