Business Archive
  • »King Attends Launch of 5-Year Jordan Economic Growth Plan

    Wed 3 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday, chaired a meeting for the Economic Policies Council during which a 5-year plan designed to stimulate economic growth and boost the resilience of the national economy against regional and...
  • »Real Estate Market Down 0.8%, Land Value Up 1.1%

    Wed 3 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall price value index of the Jordanian real estate market, according to data by the Central Bank (CBJ), has decreased by 0.8 per cent, on average, over the duration of the first three months (Q1) of the current...
  • »IMF Mission Return to Amman to Conclude Economic Review

    Tue 2 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s mission, under Mr Martin Cerisola, has returned to Amman today, Tuesday, to conclude reviews of the Jordanian national economy, after the IMF and the World Bank (WB) adjourned...
  • »WB, CBJ to Establish Innovative Start-ups Fund at USD63.8m

    Tue 2 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A funding facility called the “Innovative Start-up Fund” (ISF) will be created, as an independent private company with contributions from the World Bank (WB)’s mother project and the Central Bank of...
  • »Oil Costs Average around USD53.16 per Barrel, Says Refinery Company

    Tue 2 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (JPRC), the median cost of oil crudes, imported, over the duration of the first three months of the year, 2017, Q1-2017, has averaged around USD53.16 per barrel, compared...
  • »Port Labourers Call for Strike in Ramadan

    Mon 1 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— The General Union of Port Workers announced a general strike throughout the month of Ramadan, in protest over due rights which have not been met by the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) company, in accordance to Clause (135)...
  • »Zarqa Trade Exports Reach JOD16m in April

    Mon 1 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    ZARQA — The value of trade exports from Zarqa city stood at around JOD16 million in April, according to figures from the total 494 certificates of origin issued by the Zarqa Chamber of Commerce and the chamber's office in the free zone area....
  • »Conference on White Cement Industry to Kick Off May 8th

    Mon 1 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Leading firms in the construction sector will gather here on 8-9 May for the Arab International Conference and Exhibition on White Cement and Related Building Materials.
    Organized by the Arab Company for white Cement Industry (ACWCI),...
  • »Fuel Prices Up 1.5-2%, Official Household Gas Price Fixed, Despite Market Rise

    Sat 29 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government announced raising basic fuel derivative prices between 1.5 and 2 per cent, effective Monday, May 1st, whereas the official price of house gas cylinder remains fixed at JOD7, despite the market price...
  • »Phosphate Company "at Unacceptable Level", Says Chairman

    Sat 29 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Chairman of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company (JPMC), Muhammad Thniebat, on Saturday, said the company has arrived at an unacceptable level after posting unprecedented losses of JOD90 million.
    While acknowledging that lower prices in...
  • »Fuel Prices Expected to Rise in May

    Thu 27 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Fuel prices for May are expected to increase between 1.5 and 2 per cent, according to Oil expert, Hind Fayez, due to the rise in the global price indices of Brent crudes on average, despite the more recent drop from...
  • »Demand on Jordanian Dinar, Inbound Remittance Up

    Thu 27 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to the teller shops association, demand on the Jordanian Dinar has been on the rise recently, as Ramadan approaches and inbound national remittance increases.
    Another reason the association suspects, is that the...
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