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Textile, clothing syndicate president calls for intervention to ‘rescue sector’November 17, 2019

AMMAN — Jordan’s Textile and Readymade Clothes Syndicate President Munir Deyyeh on Friday said that sales have declined by 35 per cent in 2019 compared to 2018, which also saw a decline compared to previous years.

The clothing and footwear sector has been affected by the economic challenges faced by the Kingdom, coinciding with challenges particular to the sector that are yet to be resolved, including increased customs fees and employment"...

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WFP takes Azraq hydroponics project to world stage at Paris Peace ForumNovember 16, 2019

AMMAN — The World Food Programme’s (WFP) “H2Grow” project, a soil-less hydroponics technique that that was implemented in Azraq and is now attracting global attention, was presented this week at the second annual Paris Peace Forum, according to the WFP.

The peace forum, which was held from November 11 to 13, brought together world leaders, international organisations, NGOs, companies, universities and many others to focus on"...

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Real estate central to national economy — PM-November 16, 2019

AMMAN — Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Thursday emphasised the importance of the housing, real estate and construction sector as a vital engine to the national economy.

Razzaz, during a meeting with representatives from the housing, real estate and construction sector, highlighted the government's recent decision to stimulate the real estate and housing market, noting that trade volume in the sector, during the last two weeks increased by 93"...

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Kingdom clocks JD3.47b in tourism revenues — CBJ-November 16, 2019

AMMAN — Jordan’s tourism revenues increased to JD3.47 billion (around $4.9 billion) by the end of November 2019, registering a 9.4-per cent increase compared with the same period in 2018, according to statistics by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ).

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Majd Shweikeh said that the increase in the Kingdom’s visitors in general, and overnight tourists in particular, has greatly contributed to revenue growth,"...

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PM, Russia minister discuss trade, agriculture cooperationNovember 16, 2019

AMMAN — Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Thursday expressed the Kingdom's keenness to enhance Jordanian-Russian ties in various political, economic, agricultural and cultural fields.

Razzaz, during a meeting with Russian Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev and an accompanying delegation, highlighted the importance of increasing trade exchange and boosting the agricultural cooperation between the two countries.

Patrushev,"...

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Jordan Atomic Energy Commission chief recounts milestones for KingdomNovember 16, 2019

AMMAN — Jordan continues to play a leading role in many of the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) activities and believes in the importance of its mission, Chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) Khaled Toukan said on Thursday.

Participating in an IFNEC meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, Toukan said that Jordan’s energy strategy aims for a sustainable, environmentally friendly, secure"...

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At CIIE 2019 Panasonic Showcases Solutions to Help Bring to Life China's ''Healthy China 2030'' VisionNovember 16, 2019

Panasonic Corporation took part in the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2019, which was held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10.
Under the theme, Limitless Care for Healthy Living, Panasonic showcased health and welfare products and solutions that reflect its unique health values. With these products and solutions for a healthy life and aging society, Panasonic aspires to help bring to life China's Healthy China 2030 vision. Panasonic also introduced its cutting-edge technologies that contribute to the business"...

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Middle East Brands Win at the 2019 World Branding Awards at Kensington PalaceNovember 16, 2019

The prestigious World Branding Awards, the ultimate global brand recognition accolade – now in its 10th edition, saw 318 brands from 41 countries named “Brand of the Year” in a glittering ceremony held at the State Apartments of Kensington Palace today. The brands were nominated by over 230,000 consumers across the globe.

Beijing Tong Ren Tang, CHAI LI WON, CoCo, Heinz, IKEA, LEGO®, Netflix, Neutrogena®, Spotify, and Yakult"...

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Big Wins for Bahrain At The 2019 World Branding Awards At Kensington PalaceNovember 16, 2019

The prestigious World Branding Awards, the ultimate global brand recognition accolade – now in its 10th edition, saw 318 brands from 41 countries named “Brand of the Year” in a glittering ceremony held at the State Apartments of Kensington Palace today. The brands were nominated by over 230,000 consumers across the globe.

Beijing Tong Ren Tang, CHAI LI WON, CoCo, Heinz, IKEA, LEGO®, Netflix, Neutrogena®, Spotify, and Yakult"...

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Kuwait Brands Win at the 2019 World Branding Awards at Kensington PalaceNovember 16, 2019

The prestigious World Branding Awards, the ultimate global brand recognition accolade – now in its 10th edition, saw 318 brands from 41 countries named “Brand of the Year” in a dazzling ceremony held at the State Apartments of Kensington Palace today. The brands were nominated by over 230,000 consumers across the globe.

Beijing Tong Ren Tang, CHAI LI WON, CoCo, Heinz, IKEA, LEGO®, Netflix, Neutrogena®, Spotify, and Yakult were"...

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