Blog: Economy

Economic Correction Measures Have Paid Off — Prime Minister

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Sunday said that the government›s measures have not only stopped the economic recession, but also improved economic performance, the Jordan News Agency, Petra...

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IMF Completes First Jordan Review, Praises Performance

AMMAN — The Jordanian economy has performed favourably under a difficult external environment, as macroeconomic stability and external viability have been maintained, thanks to a prudent monetary...

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World Bank Extends $52.8M To Support Health Services

AMMAN — Jordan and the World Bank have signed two agreements worth $52.8 million as a soft loan and a grant.

The agreements aim to support the public budget and finance a project to provide...

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EU Assistance Exceeded 1.3B Euro Since 2015 — Report

AMMAN — The EU’s assistance to Jordan has exceeded 1.3 billion euro over the past two years, according to a recent report. 

The assistance included grants worth 200 million euro under the...

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World Bank Highlights Jordan’s ‘Green Growth’ Approach

AMMAN — Jordan has embarked on a package of measures to encourage "green growth in the environment" aimed at benefiting from local energies and reducing dependence on costly imports, a World Bank...

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‘Improved Labour Market Would Help Jordanians Compete With Guest Workers’

AMMAN — Improving working conditions for guest workers and refugees in the local job market has a positive impact for job creation that can benefit Jordanian job seekers and increase their...

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Income-Generating Greenhouses to Be Built in Maan — Agriculture Ministry

 AMMAN — Dozens of greenhouses will be built in Al Jafer District in July to provide residents with income generating ventures, a government official said on Thursday.

The new greenhouses,...

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‘Investments in King Hussein International Airport stand at JD100m’

AMMAN — Total investments in the King Hussein International Airport stand at JD100 million, Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority Chief Commissioner Nasser Shraideh said on Monday. Shraideh told...

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People Need to See a Safe, Effective Transport System in Place — King

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday chaired two meetings to identify progress made in the government›s plans to improve transport in Jordan and achieve goals set for the renewable...

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Empowered ‘Ladies of Umm Al Jimal’ Set Up Entrepreneurial Activities

AMMAN — The women involved in a joint programme initiated by UNESCO in partnership with UN Women recently had the opportunity to showcase their work for guests.

The European Parliament...

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