Blog: Economy

Jordan’s Rank Expected To Rise In Doing Business 2018 Report

AMMAN — Jordan’s ranking in the Doing Business 2018 report, to be published on Tuesday, is expected to improve due to the government’s efforts to boost the rating, according to Minister of...

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EU Approves Euro100 Million In Financial Assistance For Jordan

Amman, Oct. 20 (Petra) -- The European Commission has approved the disbursement of a Euro100 million loan to Jordan under a Macro-Financial Assistance program.
It said Friday that the...

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US-Jordanian Business Forum Discusses Future Partnership

AMMAN — Minister of State for Investment Affairs Muhannad Shehadeh on Tuesday stressed the importance of the Jordanian-US partnership, especially that the Kingdom looks at Washington as its main...

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Australia Announces JD7m In Humanitarian Aid To Jordan

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP — Australia’s Governor General Peter Cosgrove on Thursday announced the provision of 12.5 million Australian dollars (around JD7 million) in humanitarian aid for Jordan over...

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Fakhoury Chairs World Bank, IMF Meeting

AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury has chaired a meeting of the World Bank Group  and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at their annual meetings for 2017...

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Jordan, Egypt Enhance Electricity Projects

AMMAN — Jordan and Egypt have agreed to enhance electricity connection between the two countries and form a team to study the establishment of a second power line project, the Jordan News Agency,...

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E-Government To Be Realised By 2020

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Saturday said that the government’s Economic Growth Plan (EGP) aims to automate procedures to reach an e-government by 2020, the Jordan News Agency, Petra,...

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Zaatari Refugee Camp Job Fair Offers 1,600 Job Opportunities

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP — Around 1,000 Syrian refugees on Wednesday convened to the Zaatari Office for Employment (ZOE) to attend the unprecedented job fair organised by the International Labour...

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Foreign Reserves Reach $13billion End Of July

 AMMAN -- The Central Bank of Jordan's (CBJ) foreign reserves stood at $12.982 billion at the end of July this year sufficient to cover the Kingdom's imports of commodities and services for 7.3...

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UNDP-National Microfinance Bank Partnership Reaches Vulnerable Host Communities

Amman, Sept.27 (Petra) --The United Nations Programme (UNDP) in Jordan, in partnership with the National Microfinance Bank and in cooperation with Umniah, started implementing a new electronic...

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