Blog: Economy

Jordan Issues $500 Million Worth Eurobonds

AMMAN — Jordan has successfully issued $500-million worth of Eurobonds on international markets, the Ministry of Finance said Wednesday.

The bond was sold with a yield rate of 5.875 per...

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Jordan Dispatches 15 Tonnes of Aid to Iraqi Kurdistan

AMMAN — The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation (JHCO), in cooperation with the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, has dispatched an airplane of humanitarian, medical and in-kind assistance to Iraq’...

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Revenues from Remittances, Tourism Reach $1.844 Billion End of March

AMMAN -- Remittances of Jordanian expatriates rose by 3.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 standing at $856 million, compared to $607 million in the same period of 2016, according Deputy...

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Jordan to Host 2018 Arab Financial Institutions' Annual Meeting

AMMAN – Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury headed the Jordanian delegation to the 46th meeting of the Board of Governors of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social...

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Prime Minister Launches $930-Million Water Strategy for Amman and Zarqa

ZARQA – Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Saturday launched a $930-million strategy to increase households’ connectivity to the wastewater network in Amman and Zarqa, raising it from the current 80 per...

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Donors Pledge Around $40-Billion Aid to Syrian Refugees’ Hosts

AMMAN — The Brussels conference on Syria has approved aid worth $39,7 billion, including six grants, for Syrian refugees' host countries including Jordan, the Ministry of Planning and...

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‘Jordan Has What it Takes to Become Technology Hub’ — Microsoft Executive

AMMAN – Inspired by a workshop and a speech delivered by a Microsoft representative, Samar Saad is now planning to major in computer and information science, a field she now believes can allow her...

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Arab and Foreign Investments in Energy Reach $5 Billion

AMMAN — The total volume of Arab and foreign investments attracted by Jordan in the field of energy stands at about $5 billion, Prime Minister Hani Mulki said on Sunday, as he stressed the...

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Jordan, UNICEF Sign JD1.1M Protocol

AMMAN -- Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, Tuesday, signed an agreement with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Jordan Robert Jenkins...

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Jordan, Germany Sign 44 Million-Euro Grant Agreement

AMMAN -- Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, on Tuesday signed a grant agreement from the German Development Bank (KFW) worth 44 million euros, to finance the 2nd...

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