Business Thursday
  • »Free Zone Exports Up 3% in October

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Free trade zone exports increased by JOD8.9 million, approximately 3 per cent, in October 2017, to JOD342.6 million, compared to October 2016, according to a statement by the Jordan Free and Development Zones Group (ZFZ)...
  • »US Dollar Up, Oil Slips as US Supplies Undermine OPEC Cuts

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— The US dollar steadied out against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after rebounding from a more than three-week low, as oil prices edge lower due to rising US production and inventories, threatening to...
  • »The Netherlands Brace for 'No Deal' on Brexit

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Netherlands could be one of the hardest-hit EU countries if the UK leaves the bloc without an agreement. The Dutch government is expected to unveil plans this week in preparation for a hard Brexit.
    The port of Rotterdam is just...
Business Tuesday
Business Monday
  • »Rise in Global Price Range of Oil Reflect Negatively on Jordan

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Experts warn that the rise in the global price range of oil may reflect negatively on its oil and fuel prices domestically, as some call for the government to pre-emptively stock up ahead of the anticipated oil hikes.
    Oil...
  • »New Factory in Jerash Uncovered to Employ Over 400 Jordanians

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    JERASH —AlGhad—The State Minister for Investment Affairs, Muhannad Shihada announced today, Monday, that the Council of Ministers has ratified the establishment of a new factory in Souf, Jerash, estimated to provide some 400 employees...
  • »Gov’t Approves Licence for Research Reactor

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Energy and Mineral Resources Regulatory Commission (EMRC) just issued a licence for the Jordanian research nuclear reactor at the Jordan University for Science and Technology, with a power capacity of five megawatts....
Business Sunday
  • »Germany Grants EUR10m to Establish Schools in Jordan

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Planning and International Cooperation Minister Emad Fakhouri and Member of the Executive Council of the German Development Bank (KfW) Joachim Nagel on Sunday signed an additional grant agreement worth EUR10 million to...
Business Saturday
Business Last Week
  • »Gov’t Allocates JOD160m to National Protection Programme

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Official sources have uncovered to AlGhad that the government has allocated an annual JOD120-160 million to direct bread and tax subsidies under the “National Protection Programme” section of the 2018 General...
  • »Gov’t Reviews Study on Upping Sales Tax on Manufactured Goods

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Industry, Eng Yaroub Qudah confirmed to AlGhad that the government is looking into a study conducted by the Ministry of Finance on raising sales tax on manufactured and processed goods.
    He reaffirmed to...
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