Jordanian Dinar


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Jordanian Dinar

The currency of Jordan. It was introduced in 1949, replacing the Palestinian pound. It has been pegged to Special Drawing Rights since 1995, but in practice it is more or less pegged to the U.S. dollar. In addition to circulating in Jordan, the dinar is used in the West Bank along with the Israeli new sheqel.
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Aa1 mile for every Jordanian Dinar spent on the Platinum card, and 1 mile for every 1.
25 - The SANAD Fund signed a local currency loan in Jordanian dinar equivalent to $1.
As recent unrest in the region is likely to have engendered rising sovereign risk premia in Jordan and other Middle East countries, further tightening of monetary conditions is appropriate, to sustain the attractiveness of Jordanian dinar (JD)-denominated assets and strengthen the international reserve position," the report added.
He stressed in an interview with Petra that the CBJ will continue linking the Jordanian Dinar to the US Dollar and fix the exchange rate which has proved to be successful over the years as it conforms with national economic policies and enhances financial and monetary stability.
Samer Judeh, Chairman of Jordan Wind Project Company (JWPC) affirmed the significant positive effect the project will have on the Jordanian energy mix: At 85 Jordanian Dinars per MWh, electricity is priced at less than half the cost of generation from conventional power.
8 million Jordanian Dinars (US$ 604 million), compared to the 757.
58 million (208 million Jordanian Dinars equivalent) in grants from foreign benefactors
are to start implementing the marine works package for the New Port of Aqaba at the Southern area that comprises the construction of four berths of a total length of 800m and the required dredging and reclamation works in addition to the construction of the Marine Services harbor in 24 months for an estimated cost of 65 Million Jordanian Dinars.
Providing general ledger, budget, fixed asset and cost centre accounting functionality to support accounting, transaction processing and reporting in the 4 operating currencies (euro, shekels, Jordanian dinars and US dollars) of the PMA as well as support for usage and migration to a Palestinian domestic currency.
To put this into perspective - today it would cost a driver almost 8 Jordanian Dinars in petrol to drive 100 kilometers; to go that distance in a full battery electric vehicle, they could pay just over 1 Dinar for the electricity.
Al-Kuwari also noted the co-operation with charitable organisations in Jordan to implement various projects that cost more than 5mn Jordanian dinars during the past year through a series of programmes in different regions of the kingdom.
A night in the VW with full board costs 40 Jordanian Dinars (around US $56).

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