Blog: Economy

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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Attracting Investments Turns Refugee Crisis Into Opportunity

AMMAN — The social and economic repercussions of hosting refugees in Jordan requires all stakeholders to enhance cooperation in addressing challenges and tensions, economists said on Tuesday....

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Jordanian Trade Delegation Visits Spain

AMMAN -- A Jordanian trade and industrial delegation started a work visit to Spain on Wednesday to promote the Kingdom's investment opportunities, and discuss means to increase Jordanian exports...

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Jordan’s Clean Energy Sector Attracts Global Investments — Report

AMMAN — Jordan’s clean energy sector is witnessing “great momentum” and attracting world-renowned companies with decades of experience to invest in green technology projects in the Kingdom, a...

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US Grants Jordan 100,000 Tonnes of Wheat

AMMAN -  The US will provide Jordan with 100,000 tonnes of wheat under a grant agreement for 2017 signed Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.

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US Grants Jordan 100,000 Tonnes of Wheat

AMMAN -  The US will provide Jordan with 100,000 tonnes of wheat under a grant agreement for 2017 signed Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.

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