Jordan

September 5, 2000

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The first merger among local insurance companies in more than a decade is anticipated to happen early next year.

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IT industry representatives were briefed on the rationale of venture capital and ways to attract such IT-oriented investments to Jordan, at a technical strategy workshop last week.

September 3, 2000

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A new plant to produce fodder out of tomato marc is likely to be established within next quarter, Jordan Times reported Monday. The paper quoted Abdul

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Jordan's Telecom company has revealed Sunday its new logo, as part of new changes that will serve Jordanian customers in the field of telecommunicatio

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Beginning next year, most workers at the Electricity Distribution Company (EDCO) will receive pay raises, following an agreement reached between the company and the General Union of Electricity Worker

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Her Majesty Queen Rania has inaugurated a new Head Office in Shmeisani for the Citibank, a leading financial institution voted as the “best offshore” bank in Jordan for the year 2000.

September 2, 2000

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A Jordanian government delegation is expected to leave for Iraq on Monday to discuss boosting trade, Jordan Times reported Sunday.  A cabinet official

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II has reiterated that Jordan considers east Jerusalem as an occupied land to which UN resolutions apply.

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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