Business Archive
  • »Economic Growth in Jordan Expected at 2.3% in 2017: EBRD

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said economic growth in Jordan is expected to remain at 2.3 per cent in 2017 and reach around 2.5 per cent in 2018.
    In its 2017 economic growth forecasts issued Tuesday, the...
  • »King Awards Participating Jordanian Scientists at WSF

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II awarded a number of participating Jordanian scientists at the 2017 World Science Forum (WSF) in Jordan, launched at the King Hussein bin Talal Convention Centre at the Dead Sea today,...
  • »Treasury Bonds Down 24% in 10 Months of 2017

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall value of Treasury bonds sold by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) has declined by JOD940 million in the first 10 months of the year, 2017, approximately 24.3 per cent, to JOD2.92 billion by end of October, as...
  • »Demand for House Gas Up 10% in November

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The daily demand average for house gas tubes has increased by nearly 10 per cent since the beginning of November, from 70 thousand tubes per day in October to 75 thousand, according to the Association of Fuel and Gas...
  • »Abu-Ghazaleh among Most Influential Muslim Business Figures in the World

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre (RISSC), a Jordanian think tank, selected Dr Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) among the World's Most Influential Muslims in business sector in 2017....
  • »Remittance from Jordanian Expats Reach USD2.8b End of September

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordanians’ remittances went up by 0.7 per cent during January-September this year, according to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) figures.
    The remittances totalled USD2.8 billion at the end of September up from USD2.78 billion...
  • »Value of Industrial Exports of Irbid Reach USD62m in October

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    IRBID — The value of Irbid's exports to foreign markets rose by 34.8 percent in October this year standing at USD62.3 million compared to USD46.2 million in the same period of last year.
    Exports of Al Hassan Industrial Estate in the northern...
  • »King Strongly Condemns Riyadh Missile Targeting

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Sunday, sent a cable to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, expressing his strong condemnation over the launching of a ballistic missile by the Houthi militia in Yemen...
  • »KOICA Grants USD10m to Establish Zarqa Vocational School

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Ministry of Education and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on Sunday signed an agreement to establish a vocational school in Zarqa (25km northeast of Amman) at a cost of USD9.8 million to be granted by the Korean...
  • »Gov’t: 800k Foreign Workers in Jordan without Permit

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Labour, Eng Ali Ghzawi, stated earlier today, Saturday, at a meeting organised by the Jordan Chamber of Industry, that there are currently some 800 thousand foreign labourers in Jordan without permits....
  • »Private Sector Salaries Decline 2.2% in 2015

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Figures released by the Department of Public Statistics indicate a 2.2 per cent decline in the private sector salary average in 2015, from the 2010 referential point.
    Meanwhile, salaries in the public sector, also in...
  • »World Bank Approves USD400m to Rebuild Liberated Iraqi Areas

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — The World Bank late Tuesday said it approved USD400 million in additional funding to help rebuild services to Iraqi areas recaptured from the Daesh militants after a three-year military campaign .
    A statement by the World Bank...
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