Jordanians 'at breaking point' over austerity measures - Aljazeera.com
The government's move comes as Jordan tries to reduce its budget deficit of 827 million Jordanian dinars ($1.2bn) as part of its economic reform agreement with the International Monetary Fund. In July 2016, Jordan signed a 36-month IMF programme ...
To stop rumours - Jordan Times
Every now and then rumours spread in the Jordanian financial market, false no doubt, that, given the economic and financial situation in the country, the Jordanian dinar will have to be devalued against the US dollar, which would effectively mean de ...
Jordanian banks to maintain sound liquidity despite challenging conditions — Moody's - Jordan Times
Furthermore, rising interest rates, driven by recent and future Fed rate increases and the Jordanian dinar's peg to the US dollar, will moderate the demand for credit, especially from households, according to Moody's report. Under these challenging ...
Economy still strong, resilient — Mulki - Jordan Times
In an interview with Jordan Television's “60 Minutes”, Mulki asserted that the Jordanian dinar is stable, which is backed by currency reserves worth JD12 billion and gold worth JD1 billion — enough to cover the Kingdom's imports for seven months. The ...altro »
Economic situation is not the worst in Jordan's history - Zawya
Despite the huge challenges facing the Kingdom, such as the Arab spring, the Syrian refugee crisis and border closure, the Jordanian economy is still strong, the prime minister said, adding that this does not mean not pursuing higher economic growth ...altro »
Conflict, border closures and rate hikes cause pain for Jordanian banks - CPI Financial
Therefore, Moody's expects only a moderate uptick in real GDP growth in Jordan to 3.2 per cent for 2017, still below potential. Furthermore, rising interest rates, driven by recent and future Fed rate increases and the Jordanian dinar's peg to the US ...altro »
Jordan's banks to remain resilient despite challenging conditions: Moody's - Al-Bawaba
Therefore, Moody's expects only a moderate uptick in real GDP growth in Jordan to 3.2 per cent for 2017, still below potential. Furthermore, rising interest rates, driven by recent and future Fed rate increases and the Jordanian dinar's peg to the US ...
CBJ's decision to raise interest rate 'necessary and timely' — experts - Jordan Times
AMMAN—The Central Bank of Jordan's (CBJ) decision to raise key interest rates last week was an attempt to boost the attractiveness of the Jordanian dinar, economists said Saturday. However, more efforts are needed by the government to boost confidence ...
An airline invites Muslims to travel to the US “while you're still allowed to” - Quartz
The tongue-in-cheek appeal from Royal Jordanian was followed by pricing for fares from the country to Detroit, Chicago and New York. A roundtrip ticket in economy class from Amman to New York costs 650 Jordanian dinar, or about US $917. Whether it ...altro »
An Identity Crisis in Jordan - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
A birth registration is 1 Jordanian dinar (JOD) ($1.41 USD), but after 30 days, there's an additional fine of 10 JOD ($14.11 USD). First-time marriages cost 25 JOD ($35.29 USD), plus the travel expenses to and from the Ministry of the Interior in Amman.altro »