Jordan

August 10, 2000

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Prime Minister Ali Abul Ragheb said he expected this year's economic growth to exceed the annual population growth of 2.8 percent amid signs of a turnaround in tourism and services in conjunction with

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Jordan is among the countries allowed to import computers that can perform up to 28 billion operations per second, according to the latest decision by the US government to loosen restrictions on super

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The London-based Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) will have a presence in Jordan after it acquired another foreign bank currently operating in the Kingdom, bankers said on Tuesday.

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It would be unrealistic for the Amman Stock Exchange to compare its regulatory developmental approach with the London Stock Exchange, established almost 200 years earlier in 1773.

August 9, 2000

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The expected signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the US this fall should build on the mixed successes of earlier economic reforms, says an official of the Al Urdun Al Jadid Research Center.

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Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) as an international mechanism that is instrumental in attracting local and foreign investment, was the main theme highlighted at a technical strategy workshop held Mond

August 8, 2000

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The Senate on Monday endorsed a draft law on the creation of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone (SEZ) after introducing slight amendments to it, and returned it to the Lower House for debate and approval

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Jordan and Israel have agreed to ask the US for the green light to set up four qualifying industrial zones (QIZs) in the Kingdom.

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The Senate on Monday endorsed a draft law on the creation of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone (SEZ) after introducing slight amendments to it, and returned it to the Lower House for debate and approval

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The Federation of International Stock Exchanges (FIBV)published its monthly newsletter (Focus) for April 2000 about ASE.

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The Arab Bank's net profits in the first half of the current year rose by 10 percent compared to 1999 results despite the recession that has hit the country, an Arab Bank statement said on Saturday.

August 7, 2000

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After struggling for forty years, Iraqi singer Ilham Madfai’i saw first hand his great success at a concert in Jerash on Monday.

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Public enterprises in Less Developed Countries (LDCs) are often expected to pursue social objectives, which can range from subsidies to particular con

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We are living in an area of tremendous changes – dynamic, challenging, promising, and frustrating changes that affect all aspects of our life.

August 6, 2000

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The Iraqi musician announced that he will present a special song “Jordan our Beloved” for his Jordanian audience on Monday night.