Blog: Economy

Jordan Could Serve As Backbone Of Region's Foreign Exchange Market, Says Equiti Group CEO

Amman, Mar.14  -- Equiti Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Iskandar Najjar commended Jordan Securities Commission (JSC)'s decision to license international stock exchange companies, saying the...

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Numerous Economic Benefits Expected As Netflix Chooses To Film Its First Arabic Series In Jordan

AMMAN — Netflix’s upcoming first Arabic original series, which will be filmed primarily in Jordan, is expected to further highlight the beautiful scenery of the Kingdom and showcase the large pool...

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Minister of Health to announce reformation plan

Amman, March 6 (Petra) -- Minister of Health Mahmoud Al-Sheyyab will hold a press conference Wednesday at 12:00 pm at the ministry to speak about the government's health reform plan for the years...

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10 Reasons to Invest in Jordan


1. Unique and Strategic Location

Situated at the convergence of Europe, Asia and Africa.

Transportation hub of the Middle East.

Access to the Red Sea through the Port...

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Foreign Aid To Jordan In 2017 Stands At $3.65 Billion

AMMAN, Feb. 20 (Petra) - The total foreign assistance contracted in 2017 with various donors and international financial institutions reached about $ 2.99 billion, while the value of donations to...

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Potash Company’s Subsidy To Assume Bigger Share In Global Market After Deal

AMMAN — The Arab Potash Company (APC) and Yara International ASA, a Norwegian chemical company, have signed a memorandum of understanding, under which the new partner would invest $200 million to...

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Jordan, U.S. Sign Environmental Cooperation Agreement

Amman, Feb. 12 (Petra)-Minister of Environment Yassin Al-Khayyat and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Barton J. Putney, signed...

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Minister Fakhoury, Int'l Mission Discuss Support For Refugees, Host Communities

AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury on Wednesday met with a joint international mission that seeks to assess mechanisms of financial support to underprivileged...

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$7.3B Jordan Response Plan Endorsed

AMMAN — The government of Jordan and the international community on Thursday endorsed the Jordan Response Platform (JRP) for the Syria Crisis for the next three years, worth $7.3 billion.


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Agreement To Launch Agricultural Sector Employment Programme Signed

AMMAN —  The Labour Ministry, the Amman Greater Municipality, Merchant Union of Vegetables and Fruits Export and Employment-Technical and Vocational Education Training Fund on Tuesday signed a...

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