October 29, 2000
A monthly publication in Jordan has started, in cooperation with a media institute, working on a report aimed at detecting cases of what they called P
The lack of Jordanian customs regulations is allowing the entry of expired and badly-stored tires to the Kingdom while creating unfair competition amo
October 28, 2000
Around 80 Jordanian firms will participate in the Iraqi international trade fair that opens next week, or more than twice as many as last year.
The Arab Federation of Journalists has called for measures to combat normalization with Israel, and is pushing for a blacklist of journalists who have
October 27, 2000
More than 1,000 people marched in an anti-Israeli demonstration in downtown Amman on Friday while nearly the same number attended a Palestinian solida
October 26, 2000
The Jordanian weekly Al-Sabeel has reported that an attack on an Israeli military patrol on October 13 was launched by a Jordanian soldier.
Jordan will not accept its 1,800 peacekeepers in Sierra Leone remaining "alone in the zone of conflict" after the withdrawal announced by Indian soldi
Three Free Trade Zones, with $350 million in overall investment, are to be set up in Aqaba and Ghor Safi, expected to be finished in 2002, according to Minister of Finance Michel Marto.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry on Monday decided to exempt importers of rice, sugar, barley, corn and foreign-made cigarettes from obtaining permits to import these goods.
The Jordan Free Trade Association (JFTA) has welcomed the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the US as opening the door for the duty-free marketing of Jordanian products on the American market. An FTA wi
In a move to strengthen its investments in the tourism industry, the Social Security Corporation (SSC) will soon become a stakeholder in Zara — Jordan's largest hotel investment group.
The influential US Chamber of Commerce warned it would seek to have Congress scuttle provisions of the US-Jordan trade accord that protects workers' rights and the environment. A statement from the wo
Senior Sources at the Jordanian Phosphate Company were recently quoted by <I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I> newspaper, stating that the company’s management is currently conducting negotiations with two leadin
October 25, 2000
US President Bill Clinton and King Abdullah of Jordan on Tuesday witnessed the signing of a free trade agreement in Washington that for the first time
In a fresh blow to the United Nations peacekeeping force in Sierra Leone, Jordan has said it intends to withdraw its 1,800 troops by the end of the ye