Business Yesterday
  • »Thousands of Trucks Ready to Resume Trade with Syria

    Sun 15 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    MAFRAQ —AlGhad— Chairman of the Truckers Trade Union Mohammad Khair Dawood confirmed today, Sunday, to AlGhad that there are currently 5,000 trucks ready to resume trade with Syria, as soon as the borders are opened.
    At least 80 shops...
Business Saturday
  • »Trump: US-UK Trade Deal 'Absolutely Possible'

    Sat 14 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    A US-UK trade deal "will absolutely be possible", Donald Trump has said, hours after he told The Sun Theresa May's Brexit plan could kill an agreement.
    Speaking after talks at Chequers, Mr Trump said the US-UK relationship is "the highest level of...
Business Last Week
  • »Inflation Up 5.1% by June 2018

    Thu 12 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The consumer price index has increased by 5.1 per cent by the end of June 2018, from 119.0 points in June last year to 125.1, driven mainly by the increase in the costs of transportation, by 1.59 per cent, and grain...
  • »Jordan, Iraq to Cooperate on Investment, Education, Reconstruction Efforts

    Wed 11 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Dr Mary Quwar and Statistics Department Director Dr Qassim Zoubi met with Secretary General of the Iraqi Cabinet Dr Mahdi Allaq and Iraqi Ambassador Safiyeh Suhail in...
  • »Pension Bill Up 6% in 5 Months

    Wed 11 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan’s overall pension bill has increased by JOD30.9 million, approximately 6 per cent, in the first five months of the current year, from JOD516.5 million in the end of May 2017 to JOD547.4 million.
    There are...
  • »Refugee Crisis Response Plan Funding at 7.2% in 2018

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— So far into 2018, the International Community has funded no more than 7.2 per cent of Jordan’s overall funding requirements for the Syrian refugee crisis response plan, under the Jordan Response Platform for the...
  • »Low Demand on Furniture despite 25-40% Price Drop amid Stagnant Real Estate Market

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The demand on furniture remains in an all-time low despite a 25-40 drop in price offering during the summer of 2018, due to a general drop in furniture prices worldwide, according to the Chairman of the Furniture Merchants...
  • »Beijing Pledges USD100m to Jordan, Syria, Yemen, Palestine

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    BEIJING — China will provide Jordan, Syria, Yemen and Palestine with USD100 million in humanitarian assistance, President Xi Jinping told top Arab officials Tuesday.
    The Chinese President made the aid announcement in remarks to Arab delegates...
  • »Sales Tax Revenues Up 4%, Overall Tax Revenues Up 0.5%

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Even though the Treasury’s revenues from the General Sales Tax has increased during the first five months of 2018 by nearly JOD50 million, approximately 4.2 per cent, compared to the same duration in 2017, overall...
  • »Int@j’s MENA ICT Forum ‘Innovative Technology’ 2018 Kicks Off in September

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Middle East and North Africa Information and Communications Technology (MENA ICT) Forum 2018 is set to be held during September 10-11 under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Hussein at the King Hussein...
  • »Total Value of Treasury Bonds, Bills Up 13%

    Sat 7 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The overall value of treasury bonds and bills issued by the government to finance its deficit has increased by 13.2 per cent since the beginning of the year 2018, from 1.6 billion for the same duration in 2017 to JOD1.8...
Business 2 Weeks Ago
  • »WB: Progress of Micro, SME Business Sectors Satisfactory

    Thu 5 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The World Bank’s second assessment of growth in the Micro Business and SMEs Sector in Jordan, issued recently, placed the development index at satisfactory, at a total value of USD120 million.
    In the years 2013 and...
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