Interest rate hike triggers debate among economists - Jordan Times
While noting that the CBJ's decision was made one day after the US Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate, he said that the Jordanian dinar enjoys a “comfortable” interest margin, which could have given the Jordanian bank several months to ...
Central bank raises interest rates again - Jordan Times
Under the decision, the main interest rate at the CBJ will become 3.5 per cent annually and the Jordanian dinar overnight deposit rate 2.5 per cent. The rate of one-week deposit certificates will range between 3.25-3.35 per cent annually, Petra ...altro »
Supporting Syrian refugees' winter needs through cash transfers - ReliefWeb
As part of a UNOCHA-funded project, Syrian refugees in informal tented settlements received between 200-300 Jordanian Dinar (approx. 270-400 EUR) in cash to purchase items of their choosing, and better prepare their families for winter months. “I am ...altro »
Amman-Islamabad relations at their best — Pakistani ambassador - Jordan Times
But Jordanian businesses will reap “great” benefits if they open up in Pakistan, as the country offers cheap labour, and the currency exchange rates are currently in favour of the Jordanian dinar (one Jordanian dinar equals 147 Pakistani rupees). The ...altro »
IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Jordan - International Monetary Fund
The recent steps by the Central Bank of Jordan in raising key monetary policy rates has helped to preserve the attractiveness of the Jordanian dinar and keeping international reserves at adequate levels. Due to challenging external environment, growth ...
Why do so few women work (for pay) in Jordan? - PRI
And if she wants to work, and say she gets paid 300 JD (Jordanian dinar), but has to pay 200JD for childcare and 100 JD for transportation, why bother? Why go and run around and become very tired, and feel guilty because you're not doing either one of ...
In first, Hamas sentences two drug dealers to death - The Times of Israel
Another two suspects caught with tramadol, including a police sergeant, were sentenced to three to seven years of hard labor, and fined thousands of Jordanian dinar. The death sentences were highly publicized by the Interior Ministry, including via a ...altro »
Questions and Answers: Joint Communication: Elements for an EU Strategy for Syria - EU News
... water and sanitation, and the current child cash programme. Since February 2015, UNICEF is assisting about 56 000 girls and boys from 15 750 of the most vulnerable Syrian refugee families in host communities with 20 Jordanian Dinar per child per month.altro »
Military sprays herbicides along Gaza border, destroying crops in 200 hectares - B'Tselem
This is a loss of about 20,000 Jordanian dinar (~28,200 USD), which includes pesticides, fertilizer, seeds, water, and laborer wages. At the moment, I owe about 150,000 shekels (~40,600 USD) to businesses, owners of water wells, and fertilizer suppliers.altro »
Planned Jordan-Iraq oil pipeline to cost USD5-7 bn - Iraqi News
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A planned oil pipeline that would extend from Iraq to Jordan will cost between 5 and 7 billion dollars, Jordan said Thursday as Iraq finished studies over the project. Jordanian press quoted energy minister Ibrahim Seif saying ...