Cabinet approves draft laws on investment, competition, companies

The Cabinet on Sunday approved a draft law regulating the investment environment, a draft law amending the competition law, and a draft law amending the Companies Law. The draft laws are scheduled to be referred to the Lower House of Parliament for discussion during the extraordinary session that begins on Wednesday, and proceed with the […]

Investments volume up by 69% over 6 months-Gov’t

The volume of total investments that benefited from the Investment Law increased during the first half of 2022 by 69% to JD405.3 million, compared to JD239.7 million during the same period last year. In a statement on Wednesday, Ministry of Investment said 202 projects benefited from the Investment Law, with an approximately expected 9,300 job […]

Jordan seeks to further advance reforms that attract more sustainable investment

The government of Jordan is pursuing an ambitious reform agenda to reignite private investment and share its benefits more widely across society. Jordan can implement more coherent sustainable investment strategies by strengthening co-ordination across ministries and by engaging in public-private and social dialogue, according to a new report from the OECD with funding from the […]

Ministry of Investment launches Jordan Foreign Direct Investment Qualities Review

-The Ministry of Investment on Wednesday launched Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Qualities Review of Jordan (Strengthening Sustainable Investment), in cooperation with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and with the participation of the public and private sectors. The report, which was launched in the presence of the ministry’s Secretary-General, Zaher Qatarneh, OECD Deputy […]

23 Jordanian industrial companies discuss trade with Algeria

During its participation in the Algiers International Fair, the Jordanian delegation, consisting of representatives of 23 industrial companies, discussed obstacles that prevent the flow of exports to Algeria, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. The delegation called for operating direct flights between the Jordanian and Algerian capitals, stressing the importance of developing economic cooperation in […]

Gov’t, SJIF sign MoU to explore National Railway Network investments

The Jordanian government, represented by the Jordan Investment Fund, and the Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund (SJIF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that seeks to enable SJIF to explore investing in the National Railway Network Project. The project entails establishing a 418-kilometre, standard-gauge railway track connecting the Aqaba Container Terminal with the Madouna dry port […]

Minister of Investment Discusses Investment Opportunities with Japan

Minister of Investment Eng. Kheiry Amr held discussions with the Japanese ambassador to Jordan Mr. Shimizaki Cauro, Director of Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) to strengthen bilateral trade relations between the two countries and corresponding mechanisms to support and enhance them across sectors and in areas where opportunities for investments preside. In the meeting, efforts […]

Jordanian pavilion at New York Summer Fancy Food Show opens

Investment Ministry Secretary General Zaher Qatarneh inaugurated the Jordanian pavilion at the Summer Fancy Food Show, which kicked off in New York on Sunday evening. Various Jordanian food companies and manufacturers are participating in the pavilion organised by the Jordanian Exporters Association (JEA) and the Ministry of Investment, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on […]

The Ministry of Investment continues to maintain the accreditation and renewal of the certificate of conformity to the international standard for quality management system ISO 9001:2015

The Ministry of Investment has maintained the continuity of accreditation for the ISO 9001:2015 certification standards, after a process of auditing and studying documents and verifying the ministry’s application of the conditions of the quality management system according to the international standards, which was implemented by SGS JORDAN, one of the branches of the Swiss […]

$100m Jordan-UAE investment fund for promising entrepreneurial projects

Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh, on Wednesday, attended the launch of a $100 million investment capital fund in the field of technology, in cooperation between the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship and the UAE’s Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company (ADQ), according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. The Prime Minister said that the launch of […]