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

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 […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 23rd Feb 2017). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQ1092 (+1.9%) / $1112 (+2.7%) (weekly change) (+13.8% and +17.4% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

NIC Chairman meets Italian Deputy Minister

By John Lee. National Investment Commission (NIC) Chairman Dr. Sami Al-Araji and Iraqi Permanent Representative in the UN, Ambassador Muhammad Ali Al- Hakeem, met recently with the Italian Deputy foreign Minister, Mr. Vincenzo Amendola, at the Italian Representation Headquarter in the UN. During the meeting the two sides discussed bilateral relations and the Italian efforts […]

Iraq signs UN Transparency Convention

On 13 February, Iraq signed the United Nations Convention in Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (“The Mauritius Convention on Transparency”). During the signing ceremony held at Port Louis, Mauritius on 17 March 2015, eight States (Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Mauritius, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States) signed the Mauritius Convention on Transparency. Since […]