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Logistics June 11, 2019

AIG: Reaching new heights of success

The Worldfolio speaks with Kjeld Binger about AIG’s operations and the new terminal at Queen Alia International Airport, as well as Jordan’s evolution as an investment destination.

 

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Logistics June 04, 2019

Paving the way to prosperity

In this interview, H.E. Eng. Anmar Al-Khasawneh, Minister of Transport of Jordan, discusses the state of transport infrastructure in the country, and some of the achievements and goals of the ministry...

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Finance June 04, 2019

Strengthening and maintaining macroeconomic stability

The Worldfolio sat down with HE Dr. Fariz to discuss fiscal reform in Jordan, efforts to improve financial inclusion and his main objectives as Governor of the Central Bank.

 

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Logistics June 04, 2019

Aqaba Container Terminal: facilitating regional development

The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) Pvt. Co. has grown into one of the leading container terminals in the Red-Sea and plays a crucial role in the Jordanian economy, enabling growth and development regionally....

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Logistics May 23, 2019

‘Come to Jordan: you will see that it is much better than expected’

With its strategic geographic location, major seaport, an international airport, and developed road network, in addition to being a special economic zone, Aqaba is a safe and secure base of operations...

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Others April 29, 2019

Jordan’s National Energy Strategy for 2030

The Worldfolio sits down with H.E. Eng. Hala Adel Zawati, Jordan’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, to discuss the National Energy Strategy, efforts to develop upstream, downstream and...

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Others May 07, 2015

Trilateral cooperation to ease strain on water resources

Jordan, Israel and Palestine are working together on the first ever trilateral project to help combat declining water levels, a result of the influx of Syrian refugees to the kingdom

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Others May 06, 2015

U.S.-Jordan alliance 65 years strong in 2015

The U.S. is assisting Jordan in its vision to develop thriving tourism, hi-tech, and SME sectors and was a strong supporter of the kingdom’s historic accession to the U.N. Security Council in...

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Tourism & Culture May 06, 2015

Tourism industry gathers momentum

Jordan is moving ahead with its 25-year master plan for sector development, with tourism receipts growing yearly as more tourists are attracted to this mystic land

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Construction May 05, 2015

QAIA arrivals jump 9%

Visitor numbers from the West have dropped due to the situation in Iraq and Syria. However Jordan has seen a rise in tourists from within the region itself, and Queen Alia Airport willl have capacity...

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Energy May 05, 2015

Kingdom aims to be energy self-sufficient by 2020

Energy imports are a major factor behind Jordan’s significant trade deficit. With demand for energy set to double by 2020, the government has layed out an ambitious plan to harness the potential...

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Manufacturing May 04, 2015

Aqaba: Strategic location with access to market of 1bn consumers

For global investors interested in accessing the regional market, Aqaba offers unparalleled advantages as a springboard thanks to free trade access to more than 1 billion consumers. Investment in the...

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Others April 09, 2015

Reform spells resilience for economy

A succesful combination of political and fiscal reform has helped to offset the impact of external pressures, the kingdom’s widening trade deficit, its dependence on energy imports