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Loans up to $83,000 for Kurdistan’s Farmers

The KRG’s Ministry of Agriculture has said that any farmer can get an agricultural loan of up to 100 million Iraqi dinars [$83,000] from the Government. The agriculture minister said that the Kurdistan Regional Government has allocated 100 billion Iraqi dinars from the budget for the current year, in order to enable farmers to borrow […]

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UK Business in Kurdistan

By Chris Bowers, British Consul General in Erbil. This article was originally published by Rudaw, and is re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. Imagine a visitor who arrives at Erbil International Airport. He passes a car showroom and heads to a hotel. He flicks a switch and is pleased to see the room illuminated […]

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Busy Trade Fair Schedule in Kurdistan

The Kurdistan Region is once again preparing to host more than ten trade shows this year. Now firmly established as the centre for Iraq’s largest trade exhibitions, the fairs provide a meeting point for international companies, local firms and government officials from all parts of Iraq. The trade fairs are held in dedicated exhibition spaces. […]

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CROSCO Wins Drilling Contract in Kurdistan

CROSCO Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that wholly-owned subsidiary Rotary Drilling Company commenced with the provision of drilling services for Kalegran Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Company. Drilling services are being provided with Rotary 2000 HP drilling rig Rotary 67 (pictured). The Bekhme 1 […]

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ShaMaran Strikes Oil in Kurdistan

ShaMaran Petroleum Corp has announced a major oil discovery in the recently drilled Atrush-1 exploration well in Kurdistan. The Atrush-1 well was spud on October 5, 2010 and successfully reached a revised total depth of 3400m on January 21, 2011 after 91 days. The well was drilled on time and within budget and encountered a […]

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Swedish Ambassador Positive on Kurdistan

The Swedish Ambassador to Iraq, Carl Magnus Nesser, said the Kurdistan Region is very appropriate for investment, according to a report from AKnews. During a visit to the Awamedica pharmaceuticals factory (pictured) in the Kurdistan Region, he said there are many Swedish companies considering investment in Kurdistan. (Source: AKnews)

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Spanish Delegation to Visit Kurdistan

A high-profile Spanish delegation headed by the Spanish Economic Minister is expected to visit Kurdistan next week to boost relations with the region. The Spanish delegation will be the first such high level visit to Kurdistan Region, according to AKnews. During the several-day visit to Kurdistan, the Spanish delegation is also expected to participate in […]

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Turkish Contract for Electrical Cabling in Kurdistan

The Ministry of Electricity in Iraqi Kurdistan has signed a contract with a Turkish Company to connect electrical power lines between the provinces of Sulaimaniya and Erbil. Kurdistan’s Electricity Minister, Yassin Sheikh Abu-Bakr, has signed a contract on Sunday with the Turkish ‘Shar’ Company to build these lines, adding that the total cost of the […]

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