Jordan

December 13, 2000

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An e-commerce business training program: “Training of Trainers” was launched on Sunday, December 10, marking the beginning of a one week series of sessions to increase the contributions of small firms

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank group, on Monday, December 11, announced the signing of a $8 million loan agreement with Boscan Jordan Group (BJG) as part of a

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A recently executed study by a specialized team about the status of the Jordanian Phosphates Company has recommended to either privatize some of the Phosphate Company’s departments such as mining, mai

December 12, 2000

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Jordan received $1.8 billion in loans and grants in 1999 and 2000 with grants taking the lion’s share, Planning Minister Jawad Hadid said in an interv

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Jordan's Business Tourism Company (BTC) announced November 20, it will sign a management contract with Marriott International next week to construct a five-star hotel on the northern shore of Aqaba.

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Car prices in Jordan are expected to go up next year if legislators approve a draft law imposing a 13 percent tax on importers\' profit, official sources said on Sunday.

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The latest figures covering foreign trade during the first 10 months of this year, indicate that imports made a 22.7 percent jump. One wonders whether this sharp rise is a good sign, indicating that t

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Jordan will examine the possibility of joining Lebanon and Syria in a regional scheme to import natural gas from Egypt across the Mediterranean Sea, Petra news agency reported Monday.

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Jordan's second GSM operator, MobileCom, announced yesterday it has launched its roaming service in 25 countries in a move to increase the range in which customers can use the company’s lines.

December 11, 2000

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Jordan will examine the possibility of joining Lebanon and Syria in a regional scheme to import natural gas from Egypt across the Mediterranean Sea.

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Around 100 Jordanian agricultural experts were set to travel Monday to Baghdad on a humanitarian flight taking with them more than half a ton of seeds

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Many business people and economists are concerned that the recently signed free trade agreement (FTA) between Jordan and the US means that Jordan has poured time, effort and resources into establishin

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Jordan received $1.8 billion in loans and grants in 1999 and 2000 with grants taking the lion's share, Planning Minister Jawad Hadid said in an interview published Sunday, December 10, by <I>Al Dustou

December 10, 2000

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Hundreds of Islamists held a sit-in outside the courthouse in the southern Jordanian town of Ma\'an Sunday calling on the authorities to release four

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Arab member of Knesset Ahmad Tibi has said that the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak was an expected move, describing it as a legal an