Blog: Economy

Jordan, Iraq Seal Economic Protocols

BAGHDAD -- Jordan and Iraq, Tuesday, inked minutes of the Jordanian-Iraqi joint committee meetings which entails boosting trade exchange and speeding up construction of the oil pipeline between...

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Jordan Hosts 657,000 Registered Syrian Refugees

AMMAN — Out of some 4.9 million Syrians registered with the UNHCR in the region by mid March, around 657,000 are Syrian refugees hosted in Jordan, according to the Syria Regional Refugee Response'...

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Jordan, France Sign 10m-Euro Water Resilience Agreement

AMMAN — Jordan and France on Monday signed a 10-million-euro project agreement to boost the water sector’s resilience in northern Jordan, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

 

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Iraqi Business Council Calls for Opening Tureibil Crossing With Jordan

AMMAN-- President of the Iraqi Business Council in Amman Majid Al Saedi on Thursday called for the re-opening of Tureibil border crossing between Jordan and Iraq.
 
Such step, he said...

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Fakhoury, World Bank Executive Discuss Three Loan Deals

AMMAN — Jordan and the World Bank (WB) on Sunday discussed proposed deals under which the bank would extend three further loans to Jordan.

The assistance was discussed at a meeting between...

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International Monetary Fund Mission Arrives in Jordan

AMMAN — Jordan is expected to receive $70 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after the completion of a mission scheduled to start on March 5, Minister of Finance Omar Malhas...

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Jordan Second Largest Refugee Host Worldwide — UNHCR

AMMAN — Jordan is the second largest refugee-hosting country in the world when compared to the size of its population, according to a new report by the United Nations Higher Commission for...

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Canada extends $7.5m to Support Jordan's Education Sector

AMMAN -- The Canadian government is extending a $7.58-million grant to Jordan to support the education sector and help it cope with burdens arising from the Syrian refugee crisis.

 

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Minister urges Millennium Challenge Corporation to Provide Aid to Jordan

AMMAN -- Minister of Planning and International cooperation Imad Fakhoury called on the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to support Jordan, and take into consideration challenges facing...

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Jordan to Host International Energy Summit in April

AMMAN — The Kingdom will host the third Jordan International Energy Summit (JIES) on April 2-3, according to a statement released by the Energy Ministry.

The JIES is centred around "a world...

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