Blog: Economy

Exports from Free Zones in December Reach JD276 Million

Amman (Petra) - Exports of goods and machinery from Jordanian free zones last December stood at JD276 million.

A statement by the Free Zones Corporation said that the value of commodities...

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Jordan Ranks Fourth in Region as Recipient of Remittances

AMMAN — Remittances of Jordanian expatriates stood at $3.8 billion in the year 2015, according to a World Bank report.

“Migration and Remittances Factbook” for the year 2016, which was...

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GDP Grows By 2.6% in Third Quarter

AMMAN — Jordan's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 2.6 per cent at fixed market prices in the third quarter of 2015, compared to the same quarter of 2014, according to the Department of...

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UK Conference in February on Syrian Refugees to Help Jordan’s Economy

His Majesty King Abdullah II met with notables and leading figures from the Zarqa governorate Wednesday at the Royal Hashemite Court.

Addressing the group as “my family,” King Abdullah...

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Jordan Takes Part in UN Summit of Finance Ministers

New York (Petra) -- Jordan's Finance Minister Omar Malhas, Thursday will take part in the first-ever summit of the finance ministers of the UN Security Council to be held in New York.


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2015, a 'Record Year' for US-Jordanian Economic Engagement — US Envoy

AMMAN — The US is committed to Jordan’s economic prosperity and, despite regional security challenges, the Kingdom remains a beacon of opportunities for investors and a hub for US business...

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Zarqa, Mafraq Industrial Exports Rise

AMMAN — Industrial exports from Zarqa and Mafraq governorates rose by 2.7 per cent in the first 11 months of 2015, reaching $822 million, compared to the same period in 2014, Zarqa Chamber of...

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Fakhoury: Planning Ministry Supported Productive Projects with JD4.750m

Amman (Petra)--Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Eng. Imad N. Al Fakhoury, stressed the importance of projects and programs which the Ministry of Planning and International...

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‘15 Years after ASEZA’s Establishment, Aqaba Ready to Give Back’

AQABA — Fifteen years after the establishment of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), the Red Sea resort  city “has matured and is ready to give back”, ASEZA Chief Commissioner Hani...

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Ministry to Invite Bids to Implement Red-Dead Project

AMMAN — The Water Ministry on Tuesday will publish a call for tenders in local and international newspapers for the implementation of the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance...

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