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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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.
Deposits in Jordanian Dinar increased by 1,5% while deposits in foreign currencies increased by 3,6%.
The government's decisions limits quantity of cigarettes each traveler could bring into Jordan because demand on locally-made cigarettes dropped dramatically due to smuggling of cigarettes and use of e-cigarettes, causing losses estimated at millions of Jordanian dinars. (end) mjb.bs
Last year Um Nabil volunteered with a local agency which gave her 13 Jordanian dinars ($18) a day in return for her help.
She reported it contained rings and two mobile phones worth e1/43,000, in addition to e1/41,600, $2,160 and some Jordanian dinars and Israeli shekel.
Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saffan announced that the Labor Representation Office of the Ministry of Manpower at the Egyptian Embassy in Amman has succeeded in settling a number of Egyptian labor complaints with business owners in Jordan to pay their dues, as well as compensation for heirs, "And amounted to 2840 Jordanian dinars, or about 71 thousand pounds He Haitham Saad Eddin spokesman and media adviser to the ministry: The minister had commissioned the Office to follow up the dues of workers who filed their complaint in this regard in the framework of preserving the rights of uncle He pointed out that the Labor Consultant in Jordan, Ashraf Al-Hurairi, has contacted the officials of companies and employers who submit complaints against them to claim their entitlements.
The value of Qatari exports to Jordan reached Jordanian Dinars (JD) 82.7 million in 2018, an increase of JD 21.6 million compared to 2017 (JD 61 million), Jordan's Department of Statistics has revealed.
During the fact-finding parliamentary delegation visit to the (JIACC) headquarters, in a bid to reach a holistic counter-corruption vision, Allaf added the estimated amount involved in these said cases stood at 125 million Jordanian dinars. The anti-corruption effort is a national responsibility , which involves all state institutions, deeming it "a battle" to achieve qualitative strides in this field and the corporation has a strategic assessment of the corruption status in the Kingdom, he pointed out.
Amman, February 11, 2019, SPA -- A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Saudi-Jordan Investment Fund Company and the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) to establish, develop, manage and operate a railway to connect the ports of Aqaba with the land port of Ma'an for 500 million Jordanian dinars.
Qatari exports to Jordan rose to 24mn Jordanian dinars (JD) during the last five months of 2018 compared to JD10.7mn in the corresponding period in 2017, according to figures released by the Jordanian Department of Statistics in its monthly report on foreign trade.
In a statement by the ministry on Saturday, a number of Egyptian workers in Amman filed several complaints that the companies they are working for failed to pay them overdue payments totalling 1,770 Jordanian Dinars (JOD), the equalivanet to EGP 44,000.
The proposed changes to the income tax law itself are hardly radical; Jordan is traditionally a lightly-taxed country, and the most recent amendment would have reduced the minimum income at which individuals can be taxed from 12,000 Jordanian dinars ($16,910) to 8,000 dinars per year, and for families from 24,000 Jordanian dinars per year to 16,000 dinars.

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