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Samer Khoury, CCC’s president of engineering and construction

Interview: Adapting for a new era of low oil prices Subscription

29 September 2015 | By

Samer Khoury, president of engineering and construction at Consolidated Contractors Company, on how he is changing strategies to counter the effect of low oil prices

Commercial bank branches in Mena region

A region lacking in banking access Subscription

28 September 2015

Populations in Middle East and North African countries would benefit from far more extensive branch networks


World Bank approves Jordan utilities loan Subscription

27 September 2015 | By

Finance package of $250m to support power and water reform

Electricity substation

Jordan energy firm seeks SCADA solution Subscription

9 September 2015 | By

Comprehensive distributed management system sought for 50 substations


Jordan invites bids for wastewater treatment plant Subscription

8 September 2015 | By

Plant will have a capacity of 17,000 cubic metres a day


Four companies negotiating for Jordan solar projects Subscription

1 September 2015 | By

Second round feed-in tariff bidders selected

Queen Alia International airport

Jordan records growth in air passenger traffic Subscription

31 August 2015 | By

Year-on-year passenger traffic in July for main airport rises almost 30 per cent

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (left) and Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Arab leaders meet Putin Subscription

26 August 2015 | By

Security, nuclear power and industrial projects discussed in Moscow

Profits down for UAE airline

Profits down for UAE airline Subscription

6 August 2015 | By

Market conditions and investments exerted downward pressure to profits compared with 2014

IMF releases aid to Jordan

IMF releases aid to Jordan Subscription

4 August 2015 | By

Fund will help Jordan tackle conflict-induced economic distress

Amman in Jordan

Jordan: Investment targets a priority Subscription

29 July 2015

If Amman can reduce the impact of regional conflicts on its economy, it can boost much-needed foreign investment

Jordan GDP

The hidden costs of the Syrian refugee crisis Subscription

29 July 2015 | By

In the absence of foreign economic intervention, the influx of Syrian refugees is threatening to drag down Jordan’s economy

Jordan visitors and tourism revenue

Regional conflicts threaten Jordanian tourism sector Subscription

29 July 2015 | By

Countermeasures by the Jordanian government include regulatory adjustments to attract investors and reverse the recent fall in visitor numbers

Jordan future energy requirements

Amman’s nuclear option Subscription

29 July 2015 | By Dominic Dudley

Over the past 12 months Amman has made significant progress with its ambition to develop nuclear power


Jordan seeks firms for airport PPP projects Subscription

20 July 2015 | By

Consultants sought for pre-feasibility study of three airport projects


Saudi Arabia dominates region's project finance sector Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Uncertain pipeline for second half of year, but 2016 shows promise

Solar: Amman is progressing renewables schemes to reduce its vulnerability to gas supplies

Reforms boost Jordan’s economy Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

With unrest in neighbouring Iraq and Syria continuing, Amman must keep moving forwards with economic changes to build on the growth it has already achieved

Petra, Jordan

Jordan tourism sector contracts in first half Subscription

13 July 2015 | By

Political insecurity and seasonality blamed for major drop in number of visitors to Petra

Corruptioin perception and press freedom in Mena

Tackling the problem of corruption Subscription

1 July 2015 | By Dominic Dudley

The region’s policies to weed out malpractice and fraud are rarely seen as effective

Shanghai in China

Middle East nations join Asian International Investment Bank Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Fifty countries sign on with new China-led development bank

More resources are needed to avert the humanitarian crisis in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq and cater to the needs of refugees in the long term

Underfunding threatens refugees and host countries Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

The $3.47bn funding gap could undermine most basic survival needs

Aqaba port, Jordan

Work on new Aqaba LNG terminal completed Subscription

28 June 2015 | By

Project helps ensure consistent supply of energy fuels into Jordan


IMF closer to releasing $400m aid to Jordan Subscription

25 June 2015 | By

Positive but cautious feedback arises from IMF’s most recent review of country’s economic programme

Contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: May 2015 Subscription

14 June 2015

Nearly $9bn of contracts awarded in May


Jordan targets wastewater reuse Subscription

8 June 2015 | By

Reused water will be utilised for agriculture

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Amman in Jordan

Jordan: Investment targets a priority Subscription

29 July 2015

If Amman can reduce the impact of regional conflicts on its economy, it can boost much-needed foreign investment

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