Archive | 17th February 2013

Iraqi Kurdistan Shifts Investment Approach

By Abdel Hamid Zebari for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Kurdistan Region of Iraq is preparing to change its investment approach to focus on new areas of foreign and local investment — including tourism, agriculture and industry — after […]

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IIER Budget Seminar

FEDRERAL BUDGET 2013 – DETAILS AND CHALLENGES The Iraqi Institute for Economic Reform (IIER) has the pleasure of inviting you to attend the above seminar to discuss the details of the Federal Budget and the challenges facing its implementation. In attendance there will be Members of Parliament, government officials, Iraqi economic experts, academics as well […]

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KRG Allocates Land for Permanent UK Consulate

Alistair Burt, the UK’s Foreign Office Minister responsible for the Middle East, on Thursday met President Masoud Barzani in Erbil. During his visit, an agreement was made to extend the British National School of Government’s training programme in Kurdistan, and the Kurdistan Regional Government allocated land for the British Consulate’s permanent residences. Minister Burt on […]

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Political Dynamics Behind the Downfall Court Chief

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 14th February 2013). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. ID1,634 / $1,767 (-0.8%) (weekly change). The number of week traded shares was 36.7bn and the weekly trading volume was ID140bn ($116.6mn).   ISX Company […]

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