Jordan

November 14, 2000

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Unless the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (JPRC) releases 719 gas cylinders it seized from gas distributors, the Petrol and Gas Station Owners Association plans to file a court claim against the re

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The Social Security Corporation (SSC) board of directors, chaired by Minister of Labour Eid Fayez, has completed a new draft law which separates the corporation's investments from its pension fund and

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The beaches and water of the Aqaba Gulf have been cleared of pollution from an oil slick, caused when a fuel tanker fell into the gulf earlier this month, according to an announcement by Bilal Bashir,

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Arab countries vary considerably in their tolerance of foreign corporate ownership. As opposed to offering some access to foreigners to invest in their equity markets (as is the case in most Arab coun

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A two-day seminar hosted by the Middle East Securities Training Center and the UAE Securities Commission opened in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, a statement by the ASE said. During the seminar, Jalil Tarif, Am

November 13, 2000

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Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb said his country's diplomatic ties with Israel help serve Palestinian interests.

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Having exhausted virtually all “possible” channels to compel the government to reverse its recent ruling on unified customs duty on new and used cars, the Jordan Free Zones Investors Association filed

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It might seem a bit paradoxical that the otherwise healthy pharmaceutical sector is in need of a cure in the Kingdom. The prescription reads — mergers, more protective policies and a diversification o

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Securing solid representation in the pharmaceutical decision-making process is one of the major amendments pharmaceutical manufacturers seek to achieve if the pharmaceuticals draft law is approved.

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Despite sales tax cuts and low labor costs, pharmaceutical industry remains challenged by production overlapping, declining profits and a government-controlled pricing structure.

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Tourist arrivals to Petra are expected to decline by 25 percent in the coming two months compared to last year despite a rise of 30 percent in the first nine months of this year, a Petra Region Planni

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Conflicts, violence and war limit and diminish opportunities for economic growth and development, said world personalities in the global summit designed to promote peace through tourism.

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The Dutch-Jordanian Joint Business Council is holding a three-day visit to the Jordanian Kingdom, to discuss bilateral trade and investment opportunities.

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The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on Saturday invited world firms specialising in generating electricity from wind power to submit bids for the construction of three wind-powered electric g

November 12, 2000

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Jordanian intellectuals announced Sunday that they plan a flight to Baghdad to protest the international air embargo in force against Iraq since 1990.