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Iraq Business News brings you the latest news of investments in Iraq, highlighting the many opportunities that exist.

More New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Madium ammunition – State Company for Military Industries Light ammunition, State Company for Military Industries Military Gas Masks, State Company for Military Industries Treatment of oil wells by ultrasound technology, State Company for Military Industries (Source: National Investment Commission) (Picture: Business […]

IBBC Conference attracts Deep Engagement and Discussion

IBBC Autumn conference in Dubai attracts deep engagement and discussion of the Protests Over 100 attendees of largely Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) members engaged in deep discussions and conversational at the Autumn Conference in Dubai this weekend. As a backdrop to the protest and conflict in Iraq, speakers and delegates articulated the causes, solutions […]

Market Review: “Fundamentals on the Upswing …”

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Market Review: “Fundamentals on the Upswing, Market continues to Bottom” The demonstrations which resumed in the last week of October persisted into November and seem […]

More New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Manufacturing artillery rockets – State Company for Military Industries Manufacturing mortar guns, State Company for Military Industries Manufacturing military protable water treatment plant, State Company for Military Industries Rehabilitation , modernization and assembling of heavy armored vehicles, State Company for Military […]

IBBC hosts Discussion with Iraqi Ambassador

IBBC host a roundtable discussion with His Excellency, Mr Jaafar Al-Sadr On Wednesday 4th December the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) was pleased to host a roundtable discussion chaired by IBBC President Baroness Nicholson with Iraq’s newly appointed Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency, Mr Jaafar Al-Sadr, and fellow diplomats Dr Ahmed Al-Nakash and Ms […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 10th January 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD636 (-1.0%) / $676 (-1.0%) (weekly change) (-3.6% and -4.8% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Cabinet Approves Measures to Expedite Investment Projects

Cabinet approves measures to expedite completion of investment projects The Cabinet held its regular weekly meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi. The Prime Minister briefed the Cabinet on national developments, and underscored that, during this period, ministries and other state institutions will continue to discharge their day-to-day duties […]

Report on Technology and Innovation in Iraq

The International Organization for Migration (IOM)‘s Enterprise Development Fund-Innovation (EDF-i) grants will target the tech sector and allow for new and startup tech companies to receive training, mentorship, and capital for innovative ideas. In order to assess the current landscape of the tech sector, a market assessment specifically of tech sector businesses and needs was […]

“Doing Business 2020 – Iraq” Report: A Critique

By Dr Amer K. Hirmis. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. World Bank’s ‘Doing Business 2020 – Iraq’ report: A Critique The World Bank published ‘Doing Business 2020– Iraq’ report (henceforth WB2020), on September 24 2019, amid tumultuous political and economic events […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 21st November 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD640 (-1.0%) / $681 (-1.0%) (weekly change) (-3.0% and -4.1% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Iraq to Build 5 New Refineries

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil has reportedly announced that it will select a number of international investment companies to build five new refineries around the country: Kirkuk with a capacity of 70,000 barrels per day (bpd); Wasit capacity of 140,000 bpd; Nasiriyah capacity of 140,000 bpd; Basra card 140,000 bpd; and al-Faw […]