Jordan

October 26, 2000

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tenders for the long-delayed Wihdeh dam project on the Yarmouk River are scheduled to be floated by the end of this month, officials said on Sunday. government expects several international companies

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Early in 1999 an agreement, which is the first of its kind, was signed by the Jordanian government and a private joint venture to take over the management of water and wastewater of Greater Amman. Thi

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By cutting down their yearly petroleum consumption of 320 million tones by only two percent, Arab countries could save around 6.5 million tones of petroleum with a value of $1.5 billion, Wael Sabri, m

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The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance (HBTF) has signed a partnership agreement with the German company, Instingo AG, to facilitate electronic trade via the Internet.

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The bourse fell on Monday in volume dominated by block deals in two mining firms in an otherwise gloomy investor outlook on worries over Middle East stability.

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The Amman Court of First Instance issued a summons for Khaled and Akram Shaheen to appear before Judge Hassan Hazaimeh on Thursday Oct. 26.

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The World Bank is currently keen about improving its image and being seen as a friend of the poor around the world.

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The Jordan Dead Sea Industries Company will soon be a thing of the past, as the purpose of the firm is no longer valid.