Blog: Economy

Jordan Issues More Than 100,000 Work Permits For Syrians

AMMAN — The Ministry of Labour has issued over 106,000 work permits for Syrian refugees so far while the number of workers in the informal economy remains at an estimated 300,000, head of the...

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JD2b Project Planned For North Aqaba

AMMAN — The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) will offer tenders early next year for the implementation of a JD2 billion scheme to develop the northern one of Aqaba, its chief...

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Jordan Central Bank Issues License To Microfund For Women

Amman, Apr.9 (Petra) -- The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) issued a license to Microfund for Women, through which it monitors and supervises the company's various activities.



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World Bank Provides $348,000 Grant To Ajloun Municipality

Ajloun, April 10 (Petra)--The World Bank extended a $348,000 grant to Ajloun Municipality to help it implement a number of infrastructure projects.


Ajloun Mayor Hassan Al Zghoul...

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Amcham Launches Plan To Diversify Jordan’s Exports To US

AMMAN — The American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan (AmCham) on Thursday launched the National Coalition of Trade and Investment Strategy dubbed “Tijara”.


AmCham-Jordan’s Chairman...

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Local Women Entrepreneurs Strive Through Food Production

AMMAN — After her husband was forced to retire, Ekhlas Al Jawarneh, a mother of six, found herself in dire need of a steady income to provide for her family.


With no other way to...

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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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