September 24, 2000
Finance Minister Michel Marto dismissed as inaccurate a recent World Bank estimate which projects a 2 percent economic growth rate this year, saying that national indicators expect a 4 percent growth.
Jordan's Labor Minister Eid Fayez said Jordan's unemployment rate was not alarming and that fluctuations in the rate were normal.
A senior World Bank official on Thursday said that Jordan should achieve a good growth rate to help resolve the Kingdom's unemployment and poverty problems. Inder Sud, World Bank director for the Midd
A Jordanian delegation began talks in Baghdad on Thursday on renewing a yearly agreement that sees Iraq providing Jordan with oil at preferential rates.
September 23, 2000
Jordan, Egypt and Israel have reached an agreement in principle to ease air traffic congestion between them.
Jordanian newspapers Saturday urged Arab countries to follow in the footsteps of France and Russia and break the air embargo imposed on Iraq.
September 22, 2000
The Department of Statistics last week reported that the unemployment rate this month has risen slightly to 13.4 per cent, up from 13.2 per cent in August.
September 21, 2000
A new Arabic music computer program could be on its way into the Internet for free use for all.
Jordanian Interior Minister Awad Khleifat on Thursday announced the launch of a prevention campaign against any outbreak of West Nile and Rift Valley
Al-Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) announced Thurday that it has signed agreements to provide business news and other proprietary contents to iSyndicate and
A $30 million project to enhance information technology studies at Jordan's state-run universities and community colleges is in the works. The ultimate aim of the project is to supply students pursuin
The profits of the Jordanian Telecommunications Company (JTC) grew by 12 percent in the first half of 2000, reaching 36.7 million Jordanian dinars (JD), up from JD 32.7 million in the corresponding pe
The General Price Index (GPI) of the Amman Stock Exchange slipped to a historic level at the end of Tuesday's trading as a result of the decline of the shares of some banks and industrial firms, broke
Jordan has to diversify its export markets and not lock itself to one trade partner, said a senior World Bank economist earlier this week.
According to Jordan's Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Aql Baltaji, the anti-normalization with Israel has not affected the flow of tourists to the kingdom.