Blog: Economy

Planning Ministry, World Bank Sign Loan Agreement To Establish Innovative Startups Fund

AMMAN — The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation on Monday signed a $50 million (some JD35.4 million) facilitated loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) to support the establishment...

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Jordan’s Film Tourism Strategy Seeks To Attract Visitors

AMMAN — The Royal Film Commission (RFC) on Sunday launched Jordan’s first film tourism strategy, set to guide efforts over the coming three years to attract more visitors to Jordan through cinema...

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SIGN UP: Join The September Trade Mission To Jordan & Attend The Arab World & Africa Forum

The National US Arab Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Embassy of Jordan in the United States, the Jordan Chamber of Commerce, and the Union of Arab Chambers, invite US-businesses to...

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1,000 Solar Units To Be Installed For Domestic Electricity Across Jordan

AMMAN — The government on Monday signed an agreement with Kawar Energy Company to install 1,000 solar cell systems aimed at generating electricity for the homes of citizens in various governorates...

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Jordan River Foundation, EU Sign Partnership Agreement

AMMAN --  The Jordan River Foundation (JRF) signed a partnership agreement with the European Union (EU) under the title "Improvement of the Quality of Education Through Promoting Social Cohesion...

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Jordanian-Turkish Business Council Concludes Meetings In Istanbul

AMMAN -- The Jordanian-Turkish Business Council concluded a two-day meeting in Istanbul during which it discussed joint investment in the contracting, construction, renewable energy, education,...

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Jordan Sees Growth In Tourist Revenues As Marketing Campaign Bears Fruits

AMMAN — Jordan is exerting efforts to attract more tourists to the country and increase the sector’s revenues, which witnessed an increase in the first half of this year, according to the Ministry...

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2018 Budget to Allocate Shares of Governorates Under Decentralization Policy

AMMAN — Prime Minster Hani Mulki on Tuesday said that he directed budget authorities to immediately start preparation of the public budget 2018, to take into account the budgets of governorate...

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Jordan’s Stability ‘Major Attraction’ For Chinese Investments — Ambassador

AMMAN — Jordan has a “large” potential to become a hub for starting or relocating Chinese factories, particularly those eyeing branching out to European, US and Arab Gulf markets, Chinese...

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Crown Prince Hussein Technical University Hosts Workshop On Entrepreneurship & Lean Start-Up

Amman-- Al Hussein Technical University (HTU) in partnership with SPARK Organization is holding a TOT workshop on Entrepreneurship and Lean Start-up at the university’s campus at the King Hussein...

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