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Jordan revises budget after $650 mln social package

Jordan has revised its 2011 budget to cover a new package of social aid pushing up its deficit.

February 27, 2011 3:24
 
Inspired by Tunisia, Jordanians protest

Inspired by Tunisia, Jordanians protest

Jordanians have held separate protests in several cities over poverty, unemployment and corruption, hoping that a Tunisian ripple will inspire change.

January 20, 2011 3:26
 

Jordan’s inflation rate rises to 6.1 pct y/y in Dec

The Dec consumer price index (CPI) was up 1.2 percent due to rise in transport, fuel and some major food and consumer items.

January 11, 2011 10:02
 

Jordan budget gap shrinks as revenue rises

Jordan gets extra 146 million dinars of grants -finmin.

October 4, 2010 2:32
 
In the Arabic press this week

In the Arabic press this week

Kipp takes a look at some editorials from the Arabic press. This week: Iraq’s oil targets; US peace talks; Gaddafi and his girls; Jordan’s economy; Israel and Palestine prisoners.

September 3, 2010 10:44
 

Jordan Jan-July budget deficit falls to $396 mln y/y

Jordan has vowed to make $1 billion in savings in an austerity budget this year.

September 2, 2010 11:14
 

Jordan’s H1 trade deficit widens to $3.9 bln

Jordan's total exports rose 5.2 percent this year.

August 16, 2010 12:44
 
In the Arabic press this week

In the Arabic press this week

Kipp takes a look at some editorials from the Arabic press. This week: The emperor’s new clothes; West worries about Arabs; Syria’s smart moves; Ironic Israeli arms; Jordan’s job woes.

July 23, 2010 3:30