December 3, 2012
Following last weeks announcement that the GCC has granted $5 billion worth of financial aid to Jordan, the Hashemite Kingdom has which projects are to be funded by the money.
Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said the $184 million US grant during 2012 will help support the Treasury.
December 2, 2012
Jordan is look set to deport of 300,000 illegal Egyptian workers, if they do not deal acquire a work permit, according to state-backed news agency, Petra.
November 29, 2012
In Jordan, hundreds of government vehicles were taken from the employees of the ministries of water and irrigation and municipal affairs on Wednesday in an attempt to cut down public spending.
German support for Jordan to cope with the influx of Syrian refugees has exceeded 50 million euros ($65 million), according to a statement issued by the German embassy on Wednesday.
Jordan's Prime Minister. Abdullah Ensour, has announced that Saudi Arabia has agreed to give the Hashemite Kingdom $487 million, to support finance and redevelopment.
November 28, 2012
Jordanian hospitals are feeling the strain due to the delay in the Libyan government’s payment of patients’ outstanding bills, which exceed JD120 million, a senior official said on Tuesday.
The Iraqi cabinet has granted 100,000 of crude oil to Jordan, which Jordan's government spokesman said that it showed the strength of ties between the two nations. It is estimated that Jordan uses 100,000 barrels of oil a day.
Iran's embassy in Jordan categorically denied media reports alleging that Tehran has offered to supply free oil to Jordan following media reports.
November 27, 2012
Just weeks after the UK's Prime Minister, David Cameron, visited Jordan, the country's trade envoy to the Kingdom has met with Jordan's PM Abdullah Ensour and talked up trade relations between the two kingdoms.
Jordan trade deficit shot up to JOD6.772 billion in the first 9 months of the current year, up by 19.5 per cent compared with JOD5.583 billion for the same period of 2011, official statistics showed.
November 26, 2012
Residential property prices in Jordan are expected to surge by 15 to 20 per cent next summer, caused in part by the government's decision to increase the cost of fuel, adding to inflation woes and hurting already hard-pressed citizens.
Recent rain in Jordan has helped to alleviate some of the shortage the Kingdom was suffering, but still remain at only 21 per cent full. The country is the fourth direst on earth and relies heavily on rainfall for irrigation.
November 24, 2012
How will the economic policies of this international fund, the notorious IMF, affect a region with so many revolutions?
November 22, 2012
Egypt is compensating disrupted natural gas quantities to Jordan after several months of export troubles due to attacks on the Sinai-Egyptian pipeline that supplies natural gas to Jordan and Israel, a Jordanian official has said.