UNDP committed to Economic Reforms in Iraq

UNDP is committed to support the economic and regulatory reforms in Iraq The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) jointly with the Iraqi Ministry of Planning (MoP) organized a consultation session for Director Generals from the Ministry of Higher Education and the Ministry of Planning MoP, to discuss and develop a road map to institutionalize the […]

Daesh’s Destructive Legacy Decimates Yezidi Farming

As part of its brutal campaign against northern Iraq’s Yezidi minority, the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS) committed war crimes and crimes against humanity when it sabotaged irrigation wells and destroyed other farming infrastructure, Amnesty International said in a new report. A year after Iraq’s government declared military victory over IS, Dead Land: […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Iraq Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in Iraq, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of developments […]

US “struggles” to convince Iraq to cut ties with Iran

By John Lee. US Energy Secretary Rick Perry spent the last two days trying to convince the Iraqi government that it’s in its best interest to cut energy ties with Iran. But according to a report from Washington Examiner, his efforts have had limited success. Perry tweeted: “In bilateral meetings with Iraqi President @BarhamSalih, Prime Minister […]

Meeting Between UK and Iraqi Chambers of Commerce

On Wednesday 12th December, the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) was pleased to host a first meeting between the British Chambers of Commerce and Chamber of Commerce & Industry representatives from the Kurdish Region of Iraq. Erbil Chamber of Commerce is a founding member of IBBC and the IBBC is now the affiliate Chamber for […]

Dana Gas Increases Production in Iraq

Dana Gas PJSC, the Middle East’s largest regional private sector natural gas company, announces that as a result of the ramp up of production from its debottlenecking project in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, its group production reached 70,000 barrels of oil per day (boepd) on the 19 November and has since been sustained above […]

Iraq buys Grain from US, considers Russia

By John Lee. Iraqi trade minister Mohammed Hashim has reportedly signed a deal on Thursday to import wheat and rice from the United States. According to Reuters, the agreement covers the first half of 2019. Meanwhile, Kurdistan 24 reports that a Russian delegation visited Baghdad this week to discuss exporting wheat to Iraq. (Sources: Reuters, […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 13th December 2018). Note: ISX will be closed during December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019 due to the end-of-year closing operations. The next session will be held on Jan. 2, 2019. Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Logistics and Procurement Assistant, International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) Administration Associate Travel, WFP – World Food Programme Business Transformation Officer, WFP – World Food Programme Independent Consultant, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs Safe Return Capacity Building Officer, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer/Reporting Officer, ICMP – International Commission on Missing Persons Field Project Officer, IOM – International Organization for Migration Quality Assurance/Quality Control Engineer Specialist, IOM – International Organization for Migration Security Assistant, WFP – World Food Programme Business & Data […]

EUR 57.5m Contracts to Support Mosul Recovery

EU Signs Contracts of 57.5 Million Euros with UN to Support Mosul Recovery, Promises Additional 20 Million Euros Next Month A delegation from the United Nations in Iraq and the European Union Mission to Iraq yesterday toured a number of EU-funded and UN implemented projects in Mosul, seeing first-hand the clearance, stabilization, rehabilitation and development […]