Blog: Economy

Jordanian Renewable Energy Project Wins 2015 Energy Globe National Award

AMMAN — A large-scale industrial solar thermal system project implemented by a Jordanian company in Cyprus has won the 2015 Energy Globe National Award, granted by Austria.

Implemented in...

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Envoy: U.S. will Support Jordan to Achieve Economic Progress

AMMAN-- Jordanian Businessmen Association (JBA) President, Hamdi Tabbaa, Sunday called for founding a Joint Jordanian-American Business council to explore wider prospects for joint cooperation...

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King inaugurates LNG terminal, maritime services wharf in Aqaba

His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday stressed the important role of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) in supporting and developing the national economy.

He highlighted the...

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Foreign aid to Jordan hits $1 billion

Amman (Petra) -- Total foreign aid to Jordan since the beginning of 2015 amounted to $1 billion, according to planning ministry figures.

The ministry said Saturday that the external grants...

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Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Launches Two Solar Power Ventures

Amman (Petra)-- The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources is implementing electricity generating projects in Al Azraq District, northeast of Amman, funded by the Spanish government, using solar...

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King Directs Government to Address Economic Challenges

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday directed the government to mobilise its various institutions to work towards improving the economic situation in Jordan.

During a visit to the...

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