Category: Features

Philip Morris

Philip Morris International Commits to Revolutionizing the Tobacco Industry

With its groundbreaking new commitment to a smoke-free future, Philip Morris International is working to radically revolutionize the tobacco industry. Jordan and Palestine’s Commercial Director for Philip Morris, Jindrich Preis, discusses how this shift in business has been accompanied by a…

women

Getting Women Into the Workforce

Efforts are underway to convince more companies in the region of the clear benefits of hiring more women. But will it be enough? Dina al Wakeel Citigroup Inc. recently estimated that significant reductions in workplace gender inequalities could lead to…

Campbell Gray

Taking Luxury to a New Level

Campbell Gray Living aims to meet the growing demand for high-end real estate in Jordan. Jordan’s real estate sector seems to have finally found its footing following some challenging years. Heavyweight companies from across the region are busy building high-end…

project

Breathing Life into the Badia

An ambitious project is underway to make Jordan’s arid areas bloom again while creating a new green economy in the process. The Sahara Forest Project is a Norwegian social enterprise that aims to bring together the latest green technology to…

economic relations

Seven Decades of Trading and Talking with Turkey

Turkey and Jordan recently marked seven decades of diplomatic and economic relations. The Turkish Ambassador to Jordan believes the next 70 years will be even more fruitful. By Dina al Wakeel Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks with HM…

A Working Solution

As part of efforts to ease the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis, the Zaatari refugee camp has just hosted its first job fair. When Ahmad Qasim Ahmad and his family landed in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp five years ago…

Milan and the Print4All Conference Offers a New Spin on Printing

With Milan and the Print4All Conference, printing has a new perspective. From the city capital of the Lombardy Region in Northern Italy, Milan hosted the 2017 edition of the prolific Print4All Conference. In cooperation with the Italian Trade Agency in Amman, Jordan,…

Recalibrating the Economy

Given Jordan has a well-educated labor force, why is its GDP so low, why does it struggle to add economic value, and why does it have a chronic trade deficit? By Laith al Qassem Typically, the higher the level of…

shipping

All At Sea

Nadia Shahin, general manager at Amin Kawar & Sons Co., talks about Jordan’s shipping industry, its potential, and global trends. How has the shipping industry been in the past few years? By all accounts, shipping is in a state of…