Protest at Deteriorating Security Situation

Employees of the State Company for Mechanical Industries in Alexandria organized a sit-in protest on Wednesday against terrorist operations affecting Iraqi workers. Trades unions members of the Iraqi State Company for Mechanical Industries staged a sit-in protest and spoke in memory of victims of terrorism. The statement said the protest came at the invitation of […]

Conference on Investment Problems in Najaf

The Najaf Investment Commission held a conference on Wednesday  to discuss problems facing investments in the province and to find a mechanism to attract investors. The conferencediscussed a number of housing projects and difficulties facing this sector. The conference also covered the importance of activating the amended investment law as well as the role of […]

Iraq Cuts June Crude Supplies

Iraq will supply crude to at least two Asian buyers at around 10 percent below contract volumes for June, possibly the first major cut in allocations by the OPEC producer this year, industry sources said on Wednesday. The cut was on medium-heavy Basrah Light crude, they said. It was not immediately known why Iraq cut […]

Iraq Aims at 27,000 Megawatts in Four Years

The Iraqi government is determined to boost power output to 27,000 megawatts in four years, said Electricity Minister Kareem Waheed, and it should invest $3-4 billion annually to meet that target. Waheed said the target to produce the massive amount of electricity that will meet Iraq’s domestic needs is attainable. The ministry is known to […]

Iraqi Ambassadors Asked to Attract Investors

The Iraqi Finance Minister, Baqer al-Zubaidi, urged Iraq’s ambassadors to make efforts to attract investments to Iraq, according to a ministerial statement. “Al-Zubaidi received on Wednesday (May 12) Iraq’s ambassadors to Germany, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Kuwait , Japan and Norway,” said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The minister called on the […]

Investment Funds Start to Target Iraq

The business community in Iraq, and internationally, is focused on the task of rehabilitating the oilfields and re-building the country. This is hardly a surprise; quite apart from the investments to be undertaken directly by the oil companies, Iraq’s National Development Plan foresees over $200 billion in investment in services, economic stimulus and environmental protection […]