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

Back to the Future: The Restoration of Iraq, and British Expertise

By Ashley Goodall. Back to the future.  The restoration of Iraq and British expertise. Iraq has been in the news for a generation and our perceptions have been coloured by conflict and the near destruction of the Middle East’s most wealthy and civilised country. In the 1970’s Iraq was not only a secular and relatively […]

UK Minister Renews Commitment to Iraq

The UK’s Minister for the Middle East, Tobias Ellwood, met with political leaders in Baghdad and Erbil to reaffirm the UK’s commitment to defeating Daesh and support efforts to bring unity to Iraq. In Baghdad, Minister Ellwood met with Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, and Speaker of Parliament Salim Al-Jibouri, to emphasise […]

NIC Announces Investment Opportunity in Baghdad

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced an investment opportunity to rehabilitate, modernise and develop the Cultural Industrial Center, which is managed by the Ministry of Industry and Minerals . The Center administration is inviting Iraqi, Arab and foreign specialized companies to participate through visiting the center situated in Baghdad/ Baladiyat/ al- […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 30th Mar 2017). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD965 (-5.4%) / $990 (-5.4%) (weekly change) (+0.5% and +4.5% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

UK MP: “Huge Potential for Growth in Iraq”

Ms Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh MP, Trade and Investment spokesperson for SNP, gives Keynote Speech to members at Council Meeting Dinner of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): “Huge potential for growth in Iraq”: Thank you very much for that warm welcome, and the invitation to speak to you all this evening. If it wasn’t already […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 16th Mar 2017). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQ1055 (-1.9%) / $1083 (-1.5%) (weekly change) (+9.9% and +14.3% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Beyond Da’esh: An Inconvenient Truth

By Mark A. DeWeaver. Last week I had the pleasure of attending the American University of Iraq’s fifth annual Sulaimani Forum. This time the theme was “Beyond Da’esh: Ending the Cycle of Conflicts, Toward Durable Solutions.” Speakers included Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, KRG Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, Yezidi author and Da’esh survivor Fareeda […]

Iraqi Entrepreneurship Centre

By Aziz Al Nassiri. Proposition Even though Iraq is an oil producing country, it is now with 35% of its population living below the poverty line. Unemployment running at 60% among the youth sector (17-25). Almost all important social indicators places the country among the bottom 5% of countries in the world. The country has […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 2nd Mar 2017). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQ1082 (-0.9%) / $1110 (-0.2%) (weekly change) (+12.7% and +17.2% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Meet the Influencers at IBBC Spring Conference

Advertising Feature IBBC Spring Conference 2017 Iraq: Rising Confidence Monday 3 April at Mansion House, London Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, IBBC President, the Executive Committee and Council Members, are pleased to invite you to the IBBC Spring Conference to be held on Monday 3 April 2017 at the prestigious Mansion House in London. The conference is […]