Monday, 14 June 2021


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  • Revisiting the IMF formula

    11:18 | 14/2/18
    Jordan Times
    Thus, the deficit in the balance of payments is consistently negative as measured by the current account. Had it not been for remittances, loans borrowed and some fluctuating inflow of foreign investments, the deficit would have registered record-high ... more»
  • PA to form plan for extensive 'disengagement' from Israel

    03:37 | 7/2/18
    The Times of Israel
    Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip do not have their own currency and continue to rely mostly on the Israeli shekel, Jordanian dinar, and US dollar. PA employees in both the West Bank and Gaza Strip receive their salaries in shekels. The ... more»
  • Government committee to devise plan for disengagement from Israel

    01:22 | 7/2/18
    WAFA - Palestine News Agency
    The government said in a statement following its weekly cabinet meeting in Ramallah that it has decided to form a committee of various ministries to lay out plans for the disengagement. more»
  • The Shekel Appreciated Against All Major Currencies in 2017

    02:30 | 5/1/18
    The Manufacturers Association of Israel estimates that the depreciation of the dollar cost Israeli exporters $2.3 billion in revenue in 2017. more»
  • 'Kuwaiti Dinar most valuable currency in the world'

    11:30 | 25/12/17
    Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
    KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: Recent report of the web application Listography indicates the American dollar is not the most valuable currency although widely circulated, reports Al-Anba daily. more»
  • Central bank ups interest rates by 25 basis points

    10:11 | 15/12/17
    Jordan Times
    AMMAN - The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) decided on Thursday to increase the interest rates on its various monetary policy instruments by 25 basis points, effective Sunday, December 17, a CBJ statement said. more»
  • Middle Eastern magic in Jordan

    19:00 | 1/12/17
    Irish Times
    The currency is the Jordanian dinar. Jordan is a year-round destination but best times to visit are early spring before it becomes too hot and autumn, when temperatures drop and the first rains refresh the dry land. more»
  • Priyanka Chopra meets Syrian refugees in Jordan; receives criticism from ...

    04:29 | 12/9/17
    “This is Ammar(5), Ayat(8), Sulaiman (5 months) Wardshan(9) and they have an elder brother Saleh(10) who works at a grocery store to help supplement the family income, for only 2 Jordanian Dinar (that's less than $3 USD.) Their father is a day laborer. more»
  • Palestinian Authority shows its 'authoritarian' face through Cyber Crimes Law

    04:30 | 23/8/17
    Ma'an News Agency
    The law mandates that “any person who…has abused any information technology” can face imprisonment, a fine 200 to 3,000 Jordanian dinars, or both. If the alleged offence affects government data, a minimum sentence of five years of hard labor and a ... more»
  • IMF praises Jordan's progress in economic correction

    08:15 | 17/5/17
    Jordan Times
    In addition, “the recent steps by the Central Bank of Jordan to raise its policy rates have helped to better balance the need for preserving an adequate reserves buffer and confidence in the Jordanian dinar peg against the need to provide supportive ... more»
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