Jordan

September 2, 2000

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A number of Jordanian companies want to switch from dealing with Israel to trading with Iraq.Jordanian business sources say about 50 companies have done business with Israel since the the two countrie

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Trade between Jordan and Israel grew by more than half in the first half of 2000 compared with the same period last year, but commerce between the former foes remains limited.

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Jordan's cement factory, one of the country's top earning industries, saw a 38 percent reduction in its net profits for the first half of 2000.

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Since the mid-1980s, the world has experienced an explosion in Direct Foreign Investment (DFI). The latter rose from $85 billion in 1985 to $240 billion and $643.9 billion in 1995 and 1998 respectivel

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Minister of Energy Wael Sabri is currently negotiating with a private company to build and operate an electric power plant at the cost of $500 million.

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MobileCom will be showcasing some of the latest GSM technologies and services available at MEXCOM 2000, being held at the Zara Expo Center from September 5 until September 8.

September 1, 2000

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Lebanese race driver Nabil “Billie” Karam won his third consecutive Rumman Hill Climb trophy, and his fourth in his history in this race, held on Frid

August 30, 2000

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Head of the International Federation for Body Building, Ben Weider, arrives in Amman to present King Abdullah with the "Sport King of the World" title

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Jordan's former army chief-of-staff denies any involvement in the sale of arms to Peru that ended up in the hands of leftist Colombian rebels.

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By the end of the first half of this year - 158 days after being privatized - JTC financial results show an increase in revenues by four percent to re

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Lebanon on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the Jordanian government to ease visa restrictions for Lebanese citizens but said that there would be no r

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Jordan Telecom Company (JTC) signed a 9.4 million Jordanian dinars (JD) deal on Tuesday with the French company, Sofrecom, to provide its customers with up to date customer care services and billing s

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The Transport Ministry has embarked on an ambitious scheme to overhaul the semi-idle land transport fleet and revitalise Aqaba Port, whose Iraq-bound productivity has dropped drastically in the last f

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Minister of Finance Michel Marto on Tuesday officially launched electronic trading at the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), ending over 20 years of manual trading.

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A Switzerland-based bank has launched a campaign to attract deposits of individuals and commercial banks in Jordan to an international portfolio which was established for this purpose.