Jordan

August 17, 2000

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TBWA, one of the world’s 10 largest advertising agencies, has established a presence in Jordan, in partnership with local interests. The Amman office will be known as TBWA/Raad/Dajany.

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The attorney of a 25-year-old man, who was sentenced by the Court of Cassation to be handed to a neighboring country on charges of issuing bad checks, said he will produce new evidence in court to try

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The General Price Index of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Tuesday dipped by 1.3 percent as a result of a decline in the share prices of the Arab Bank, the bourse's leading blue chip.

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The Contractors Association and the Steel Marketing Company have not ended "a conflict over the high prices of steel bars in Jordan," a senior association official said on Sunday.

August 16, 2000

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The General Price Index of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Tuesday dipped by 1.3 per cent as a result of a decline in the share prices of the Arab B

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The General Price Index of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Tuesday dipped by 1.3 percent as a result of a decline in the share prices of the Arab Bank, the bourse's leading blue chip.

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One third of the companies have supplied the bourse with their half- year results despite the Amman Stock Exchange's (ASE) strict instructions to its listed firms to submit their results.

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A Central Bank of Jordan's report said that growth rate this year is expected to reach 3 percent while the rate of inflation will remain under control.

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Jordan's trade deficit increased in the first four months of this year, which economists say could affect the Kingdom's current record high level of foreign reserves.

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Prime Minister Ali Abul Ragheb on Sunday told deputies that the Kingdom's budget deficit has reached over seven percent, and that the government is obliged to decrease it to six percent by next year.

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The recent talks aspiring to the creation of a free trade area between Jordan and the US are, to say the least, thrilling - the weirdest things, as you can tell, thrill economists. This agreement is a

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Firas Azzouni writes in response to Mr. Omar Abbas' letter to the editor, “Stamp out check fund.” Finally one dream of thousands of Jordanians is coming true, the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) has actu

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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.

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The liquidation of 2,099 local firms over the past 18 months should not be considered alarming, since over 6,000 were started up in the same period, according to a Trade Ministry source.

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Jordanian and Egyptian investors have set up a public shareholding company that will oversee the implementation of an ambitious $300-$500 million tourist complex in Aqaba.