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  • »Gov’t Suggests Tying Refugee Aid to Labour Permits

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister Yaroub Qudah confirmed to AlGhad today, on Sunday, that the government has suggested tying Syrian refugee aid at camps to the issuance of labour permits or regular employment, as that would add to the benefits of...
  • »Gold Reserves Up 5% in Q3-2017

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall value of gold reserves at the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) has increased by 5 per cent in the third quarter of the current year, Q3-2017, around JOD52.3 million worth of gold ounces, compared to Q3-2016,...
  • »Inflation Up 3.5% in September 2017

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Statistics Department bulletin for September shows the inflation index has increased by 3.5 per cent to 120 points from 115.94 in September 2016.
    Chief among the inflation factors were the increase in the costs of...
Business Saturday
  • »Jordan Fiscal Reform Aims to Achieve Economic Stability: IMF

    Sat 14 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Director of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Middle East and Central Asia Department, Jihad Azour, said the fiscal reforms being carried out by the Jordanian government are part of the programmes it had drawn up years ago to...
  • »Cabinet to meet with Telecomm Sector Sunday to Discuss Economic Measures

    Sat 14 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An official source confirmed to AlGhad that the Cabinet has scheduled a meeting with representatives of the Telecommunications sector and a number of entrepreneurs on Sunday to discuss the government’s plan for...
  • »Net Tax Revenues Drop 4% Due to Evasion, Declining Profitability

    Sat 14 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Net tax revenues over the first eight months of the current year, 2017, have declined by some JOD35.8 million, nearly 4.3 per cent, compared to the same duration in 2016, according to the figures of the Ministry of...
Business Last Week
  • »Bread Subsidies Revisited, Possible Direct Cash Subsidies as Alternative

    Thu 12 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Ahead of the 2018 Budget Bill, which supposedly entails the withdrawal of subsidies on an undisclosed number of commodities, the government has begun deliberation on bread subsidies, which will double the price per...
  • »Inbound European Tourism Up 12%

    Thu 12 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Inbound European tourism, according to data by the Ministry of Tourism, has increased by 12 per cent over the nine months since the beginning of the year, compared to the same duration in 2016, from 327.1 thousand tourists...
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