Category: News & Views

National Water Carrier Project

$1.830b pledged for National Water Carrier Project — Planning Ministry

Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Nasser Shraideh on Thursday announced the results of “The Conference of Donors and Financiers of the National Water Carrier Project”, where $1.830 billion was pledged in grants and loans. The United States pledged a…

Real Value of the United States dollar

‘Real value’ of one U.S. dollar decreases by 86% in the last 50 years The value of the United States dollar has fallen considerably in recent years, raising questions over the dollar’s long-term viability as a safe-haven currency. According to…

EMERGEAST NFT EXHIBITION: NFT M.E. LIVE ON NOV 23rd

Emergeast – the MENA region’s leading online art gallery – is launching its first NFT exhibition, NFT M.E., curated by renowned NFT artist Ali Sabet. The inaugural digital exhibition will go live on Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 on OpenSea.io. NFT…

UK and Jordan Trade Agreement

UK and Jordan Trade Agreement comes into effect

The Jordan-UK Association Agreement will ensure ambitious trade cooperation with Jordan while also securing continued preferential trade for British and Jordanian businesses and consumers helping to boost vital trade and investment. The new Association Agreement reaffirms the deep interest of…

UK PM 100 Days Target for New Vaccines

UK’s PM Announces 100 Day Target to Create New Vaccines

PM Boris Johnson will call on world leaders to back efforts to speed up the development of new vaccines, treatments and tests at G7 meeting The Prime Minister is setting out his ambition to cut the time to develop new…

covid

Opportunity in Crisis

The pre-Covid global economy evolved over centuries. Economic prosperity initially was based on natural wealth in the form of raw materials, fertile lands, water and population. This is referred to as economic comparative advantage. National wealth was created through trading…

EBRD Green

Amman to Introduce New Bus Fleet Under EBRD Green Cities Program

The population of Amman will benefit from the introduction of a new bus fleet in the Jordanian capital thanks to its participation in EBRD Green Cities, the Bank’s pioneering urban sustainability program. In a first Jordanian project under the initiative, the…