Category Archives: Business

Jordan Ranks 52nd Among the World’s Most Competitive Economies

Amman, The 30th edition of the IMD World Competitiveness yearbook, saw a slight increase in the ranking of Jordan, moving up 4 places, and landing 52nd.

This boost in Jordan’s …

Palestinians Ask ICC for ‘Immediate’ Probe Against Israel

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Calling it a historic step toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an immediate investigation into alleged Israeli …

King, Queen visit Royal Academy for the Blind

Amman, Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania spent Tuesday afternoon with students of the Royal Academy for the Blind in Amman, which is affiliated with the Ministry of …

Political Affairs ministry drafting new parties funding law, Minister

Amman, Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs Mousa Maytah said on Tuesday that his ministry is drafting a new political parties funding law based on partisan political participation in parliamentary …

IEC chief commissioner meets Romanian delegation

Amman, May 21 (Petra)–Chief Commissioner of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) Khaled Kalaldeh on Monday briefed a delegation from the Romanian Permanent Electoral Authority, on Jordan’s expertise in managing parliamentary, …

“Parliamentary committee” values King address in Istanbul Summit

Amman, The Lower House’s Palestine Committee Sunday valued speech of His Majesty King Abdullah II last Friday at the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, …

Demand on food in Ramadan down 20% from previous years

Amman, President of the Foodstuff Traders Association Khalil Haj Tawfiq said on Saturday that demand on Ramadan consumer commodities dropped 20 percent from previous years, putting the downtrend down to …

Exports of the Amman Chamber of Industry rose by 9% during 1st quarter

Amman, May 18 (Petra)-Exports of the Amman Chamber of Industry (ACI) increased by about 9% during the first third of 2018, driven by the rise of exports of seven sectors.…