Business Yesterday
  • »Cosmetics Imports Up 11.3% to JOD49m in 5 Months of 2017

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall value of imported cosmetics has increased by 11.3 per cent, to JOD49 million, in the first five months of the year, 2017, compared to JOD44 million over the same duration last year, according to the figures of...
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  • »USD308k-Grant by UNDP for 8 Entrepreneurial Projects in Jordan

    Thu 21 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The UN Development Programme (UNDP) signed eight grant agreements worth around USD308 thousand to support eight Jordanian entrepreneurial environment projects, NGOs, and CSOs across the Kingdom.
    These grants are part of...
  • »‘Jet’ to Buy Amman-Zarqa Transportation Permits from Non-Corporate Operators

    Thu 21 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Malik Haddad, director of the Jordan Express Tourist Transportation company, Jet, told AlGhad today, Thursday, that the company has allocated around JOD3 million for the purchase and acquisition of all Amman-Zarqa...
  • »Likely Fuel Hike in October as Oil Prices Increase Over 4%

    Thu 21 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Oil experts estimate the increase in oil prices globally has exceeded 4 per cent since the beginning of September, and therefore anticipate an increase in the local fuel price offering accordingly.
    Due to the decline in...
  • »Jordan, Eurasian Economic Commission Sign Cooperation Memo

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) to diversify and enhance trade with member countries of the union that comprises Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.
    The...
  • »Mulqi: Public Budget to Be Ready by November

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi confirmed during a visit to the Amman Chamber of Industry today, Wednesday, that the 2018 Public Budget Bill will ready in time for review by mid-November, 2017.
    Once the Bill is finalised,...
  • »Government Exempts Iraqi Trucks of Fines, PM

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — As part of the government efforts and measures to overcome obstacles facing trade with Iraq, Prime Minister Hani Al-Mulqi, Tuesday decided to exempt Iraqi trucks, parked on the Jordanian side of the border from the financial penalties....
  • »JOD220m Allocated to Governorates 2018 Budget

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    TAFILEH —AlGhad—Director of the Public Budget Department, Mohammad Hazaymeh, stated earlier today, Tuesday, during a meet with the Tafileh Local Council, that the government will allocate JOD220 million to the 2018 Governorates’...
  • »Inbound European Tourism Up 12.3%

    Mon 18 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Inbound European tourism, according to data by the Ministry of Tourism, has increased by 12.3 per cent over the last eight months, compared to the same duration in 2016, from 280.5 thousand tourists to 315.1 thousand in...
  • »Syria Response Plan Funding at 18%

    Mon 18 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Response Platform for the Syria Crisis (JRPSC) estimated the Syria Crisis Response Plan funding over the last eight months at 18 per cent of the required USD2.65 billion for 2017.
    So far into the year, Jordan...
  • »Court Assigns GAA to Retrieve Full Document of Israeli Gas Deal

    Sun 17 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The first of a series of Administrative Court sessions was held today, Sunday, to look into the appeal against the former Minister of Energy’s refusal to disclose the documents of the Israeli natural gas agreement....
  • »Gold Goes Down, As Irma Hurricane Losses “Not As Bad As Expected”

    Sat 16 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Gold dropped by nearly USD25.00 on the ounce globally, driving domestic gold prices down, according to the Secretary General of the Jewellers Association, Ribhi Alayan.
    Last week, gold dropped domestically to JOD30.4,...
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