Blog: Economy

‘15 Years after ASEZA’s Establishment, Aqaba Ready to Give Back’

AQABA — Fifteen years after the establishment of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), the Red Sea resort  city “has matured and is ready to give back”, ASEZA Chief Commissioner Hani...

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Ministry to Invite Bids to Implement Red-Dead Project

AMMAN — The Water Ministry on Tuesday will publish a call for tenders in local and international newspapers for the implementation of the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance...

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JEDCO Launches the Entrepreneurial Communities Initiative in Jordan

AMMAN — Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) on Saturday launched its Entrepreneurial Communities Initiative inspired by the European Training Foundation (ETF)’s Entrepreneurial...

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King Calls for Arab Partnerships in Energy Projects

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday stressed the importance of establishing pan-Arab partnerships in energy projects in a way that achieves integration in this "vital sector".

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Cypriot Businesspeople Urged to Invest in Jordan

AMMAN — Industry and Trade Minister Maha Ali on Tuesday urged Cypriot businesspeople to consider investment opportunities available in Jordan and ways to benefit from them, in the best interest of...

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Government Seeks New Export Markets for Local Industries

AMMAN – Industry, Trade and Supply Minister Maha Ali said on Saturday that the government is working on seeking new markets for local industries to make up for drop in exports to traditional...

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Jordanian Associations Inked Cooperation Agreement with Bulgaria’s BSMEPA

Amman - Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA) inked a cooperation agreement with the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO), the Jordan Europe Business...

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National Economy on Track Despite Regional Turmoil — Prime Minister

AMMAN — The Kingdom’s economy is on track for better growth, and the dinar is at its strongest level despite the heavy toll of regional turmoil, Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said Saturday.

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Business Leaders Call for Unified Concept of Corporate Social Responsibility

AMMAN — Arab business owners operating in the region should “be entrepreneurs, but serve [their] community”, according to a participant in a forum on corporate social responsibility (CSR) that...

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Jordan Seeks International Support for Refugee Response Plan 2016-2018

AMMAN — Jordan on Tuesday stressed the need to attract sufficient funding to its National Response Plan to the Syrian crisis 2016-2018 to meet the requirements of hosting refugees.

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