Monthly Archives: June 2018

AMG

New open-air member of the AMG GT family

Mercedes-AMG is extending its sports car portfolio with the new AMG GT S Roadster as an attractive open-air model. With this latest addition the AMG GT family now has a dozen members: four two-door Coupés, three Roadsters, two customer sports…

investor interest

Capturing Investor Interest

The man responsible for boosting investor interest in Jordan is confident more FDI is on the way. According to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ), foreign direct investment in the Kingdom increased by 7.2 percent in 2017, reaching JD1,182 billion,…

Philip Morris Jordan

The Best Investment is a Conscientious One

How Philip Morris Jordan is guaranteeing long-term, sustainable success by thinking big and giving back. Over the past decade, local and international investors have contemplated fluctuating factors, while attempting to figure out how to best capitalize on Jordan’s unique strategic…

North Korea

Venture Explains: The North Korea Peace Deal

North Korea and South Korea are discussing a peace agreement that might officially end the state of war that has technically lasted since the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice not a treaty. What do both sides want? Both…

Investment Fund

Hands Off the Fund

Any attempt by the government to tap the billions held by Social Security Investment Fund would have dire political consequences. After weeks of confusion and controversy, Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki publicly affirmed in April that his government does not seek…

SUV

A Multi-talented Brute

Faster and sportier than a 2.3-tonne SUV has any right to be, the new Range Rover Sport SVR is now even more composed, powerful and—yes—thuggish. Revised along with garden-variety Range Rover Sport models three years after its original launch, the…

home

The Connected Home

From thermostats that can learn how you like to heat your home, to doorbells that show you who’s standing at the your front door on your smartphone, smart devices just seem to be getting smarter and smarter. Here are some…

the deal

The Jordan Compact: When Will the Deal Deliver?

When it was agreed back in 2016, the rules of origin offered exporters preferential access to lucrative European markets. So why have only a handful of companies in the Kingdom taken advantage of the deal so far? By Dina al…

Latin America

Dubai Launches New Trade Tango with Latin America

Dubai is making major moves to strengthen and diversify trade ties with Latin America. As part of its $27 million campaign to promote trade ties between Dubai and South America, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) opened its…

Yahsat Delivers

Yahsat was founded in 2007 with a mission to connect people through satellite communications at an affordable price. “Social equality and economic security cannot be achieved without effective and affordable communication,” said Najat Abdulrahman, Executive Vice President of Global Strategic…