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Iraq Duty Free Responds to Allegations

Iraq Duty Free has responded to allegations regarding the renewal of its contract to run the duty free concessions at Baghdad and Basra airports in Iraq. According to the statement from its CEO, Ahmed Kamal, the owner of company has not been convicted of “any crime of punishment that deprives the freedom in Iraq.” His […]

Launch of Price Monitoring Dashboard

Iraq: Launch of Price Monitoring Dashboard Enhances Analytical Capacity of Partners As the situation in Iraq develops, the importance of cash as a means of aid delivery remains central. Increasingly, humanitarian actors find themselves in need of accurate price data to better inform their programs and policies. In September 2016, the Joint Price Monitoring Initiative […]

Moscow’s Iraq Strategy: Make Lots of Friends

By Ruslan Mamedov for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Moscow’s interest in the Middle East and the growing Russian presence in the region go beyond Russian involvement in the Syrian civil war. For several years Russia has been building partnerships […]

3 New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced three new investment opportunities in Iraq: Glass Bottles and Jars Factory Dextrin and Starch Production Textile and Leather Production (Source: National Investment Commission) (Picture: Business opportunity word cloud, from ibreakstock/Shutterstock)

Startup Bootcamp: ‘Entrepreneurship for All’ Programme

Startup Bootcamp, an entrepreneurship training to promote development of innovative business ideas among young innovators, entrepreneurs and software developers from displaced, refugee and host communities, took place on 4-5 May in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The event was supported by IOM Iraq, and organized by Five One Labs, a start-up incubator based in Iraq that assists displaced […]

Kirkuk Women Buck Stereotypes With Streetside Sales

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A small group of Kirkuk women have set up a market of their own, selling handicrafts and home-made jewellery. It’s an opportunity to make money for their families but also […]

KRG PM Barzani receives Minister of Industry and Minerals

KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Iraq’s Minister of Industry and Minerals, Mr. Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani and his accompanying delegation. Minister Al Sudani expressed his satisfaction with his visit to the Kurdistan Region and participation at the conference, held in Erbil, on the development of economic relations between the Kurdistan Region and the Islamic Republic […]

3 New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced three new investment opportunities in Iraq: Electric Pole Production Factory High Alumina Refractory Factory Rubber Industries (Source: National Investment Commission) (Picture: Business opportunity word cloud, from ibreakstock/Shutterstock)

Iraq Investment and Reconstruction Opportunities Forum

Under the Patronage of H.E Prime Minister, Dr. Haider Al Abadi, organized by the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and the National Investment Commission (NIC) in cooperation with Economy and Business Group, the Iraq Investment and Reconstruction Opportunities Forum was held in Baghdad on Thursday the 26th April witnessing a wide local, Arab […]