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

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 20th Sept 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. Note: ISX was closed today (Sep. 20, 2018) due to religious holiday, 10th Day of Muharam “Ashura”. The next trading session will be held on […]

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New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced new investment opportunities in Iraq: Sugar production, General Company for Food Products Hydraulic centre, Hydraulic Industries State Company (Source: National Investment Commission) (Picture: Business opportunity word cloud, from ibreakstock/Shutterstock)

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Cyprus: A Powerful Investment brings a European passport

Advertising Feature By Veronica Cotdemiey, CEO of Citizenship Invest. Recently Cyprus has been recognized as the ‘super star’ of the citizenship by investment programs worldwide. The country has the most appealing second citizenship program being the only European country which grants the nationality in only 6 months without ever having to reside there. Cyprus has […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 13th Sept 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD719 (+0.3%) / $767 (+0.1%) (weekly change) (-11.3% and -8.2% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 6th Sept 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD717 (-2.4%) / $766 (-2.4%) (weekly change) (-11.6% and -8.3% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

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Budget Surplus Soars, but Markets continue to Bottom

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. The market followed through with its longer-term bottoming process as the July interim bottom was tested this month. After having rallied 14.5% in July from […]

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IBBC hosts Members’ Dinner in Baghdad

The Deputy Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), Rasmi Al Jabri, and Managing Director, Christophe Michels, hosted a dinner for members and guests at the Babylon Warwick Hotel in Baghdad on 29th August. Many representatives from member companies were in attendance, including the Chairman of Khudairi Group and the International Islamic Bank, the […]

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Cabinet to Improve Services in Basra; Approves Kirkuk Refinery License

The Cabinet held its weekly regular meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi. At the meeting, it was decided to: direct the Ministry of Water Resources to deliver water for Basra province to a rate of 75 m3 / s and remove unauthorised structures on the rivers; direct the […]

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New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced new investment opportunities in Iraq: Textile and leather plants, State Company for Textile and Leather Industries Sulfur production, Mishraq Sulfur State Company Production of ethylene and high-densite polyethylene (HDPE), State Company for Petrochemical Industries Dextrin and starch production, State Company for Food Products Al-Qadisiya Brick […]

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US Sanctions cause Big Losses for Iraqi Investors in Iran

By Salam Zidane for Al Monitor. Any views expressed here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  The Iranian economy has spiraled out of control since a new set of US-enforced sanctions against trade with Iran went into force Aug. 7, as its currency value has been plummeting ever since while inflation rates are […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 20th Aug 2018). Note: ISX will be closed starting from Aug. 21, 2018 to Aug. 26, 2018 due to the religious holiday of Eid Al-Adha. The next session will be held on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. Please click here to download a table […]

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Iran, Sanctions and Iraq: The Bigger Picture

By Ahmed Tabaqchali. Originally published by Iraq in Context; re-published by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Current analysis of renewed Iran sanctions often overlooks the wider context of Iraq’s regional trading relations.  The extent of Iraq’s compliance with […]

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