October 22, 2000
King Abdullah II of Jordan is to witness the signature of a free trade agreement with Washington at the White House on Tuesday with US President Bill Clinton, a Jordanian official said. Amman hopes th
October 20, 2000
Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood on Friday led a protest of around 3,000 people calling on the emergency Arab summit this weekend to sever all ties with Is
For the first time in Jordan, the Securities Depository Center (SDC) began using electronic deeds on October 22. The first day implementing electronic deeds, issued 538 deeds, shortening the clearing
The recent cancellation of scheduled tourist trips to the region is not as worrying as those that might surface in the future. In an interview with the Jordan Times, Biltaji said he would try to promo
October 19, 2000
The October 24 Arab Journalists Union General Conference in Amman will turn into a political forum, with the bloody events in Palestine casting their
In an emergency meeting on Wednesday, the Jordan’s Professional Associations Council asserted that the planned “Return March”, scheduled for October 2
A French firm, specialised in designing solar power systems, has opened a regional office in Amman to promote the production of solar energy in the Middle East.
The market prices of the shares listed in the Amman Stock Exchange dropped by 0.77 percent in September compared to the previous month's figure.
October 18, 2000
Amal Dabbas asks forgiveness for normalizing with Israel.
In the medium-term future, Jordan's prospects of escaping from its enduring recession will depend largely on its ability to meet global challenges. This endeavor has become even more acute in light of
The SEZ project, which is due to open in January 2001, aims to establish an economic zone similar to Singapore or Dubai’s Jebel Ali. Customs will be abolished and taxes lowered to 5 percent on income
Following the resignation of Prime Minister Abdur-Ra’uf S. Rawabdeh in mid-June, King Abdullah selected two-time Industry and Trade Minister Ali Abul Ragheb, aged 54, to form a new government. Jordan’
Indicators: 1998 1999 2000e GDP real growth rate (%) 2.2 1.0 2.2 Inflation (%) 3.1 0.8 1.0 Total Exports (US$bn) 1.80 1.75 1.74 Total Imports (US$bn) 3.84 3.75 3.81 Trade balance (
Jordan marked World Food Day on Monday with high hopes of overcoming drought and chronic scarcity of water. Both problems have seriously affected Jordan's agricultural results and food production in t
In an effort to boost the use of credit cards, the Jordan National Bank has started a new initiative; issuing a mastercard for each subscriber in “ecompany,” an accredited MobileCom distributor.