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Oil Exports Slightly Down in February

Iraq’s oil exports dropped slightly in February compared to the previous month, the country’s oil ministry said on Thursday. According to AKnews, Mutassam Akram, Undersecretary of the Iraqi Oil Ministry, said that February’s oil exports averaged 2.106 barrels per day, down from 2.145 bpd in January. Gross revenues for February will be published at a […]

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Japan Pledges $530m in Loans to Iraq

AFP reports that Japan is to offer $530 million in loans to Iraq, in part to help rebuild oil refineries, as Tokyo seeks to diversify fuel supplies after the tightening of sanctions on Iran. A Japanese foreign ministry spokesman said that loans totalling 42.5 billion yen have been pledged to Baghdad to aid four infrastructure […]

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Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

Advertising Feature Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you the latest Iraq Market Tracker report from Dunia Frontier Consultants. The market tracker highlights the activities and market performance of a basket of publicly traded firms who derive a significant percentage of their revenues from operations in Iraq, but are traded on foreign exchanges: a […]

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US-Iraq Joint Coordinating Cmte for Cultural and Educational Cooperation

The Government of the United States and the Government of Iraq strongly support the preservation and expression of Iraq’s rich heritage, the establishment of a strong Iraqi education system at all levels, and the continuation of robust educational, cultural, and professional exchanges between our nations. The U.S.-Iraq Joint Coordinating Committee on Cultural and Educational Cooperation […]

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Petrofac Confirms $330m Badra Contract

Following the reports earlier in the week that Petrofac has won a major contract in Iraq, the company has issued the following statement to the markets this morning: Petrofac, the international oil & gas service provider, has been awarded a US$330 million lump-sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by Gazprom Neft Badra B.V. (‘Gazprom‘) […]

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Iraq Boosts Oil Export Capacity

This article was written by Ali Sarhan, and was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net. It is reproduced 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. A plan to triple Iraq’s oil exporting […]

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The New Political Balance of the Iraqi Parliament

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. […]

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Weekly Security Update for 15th February 2012

Levels of violence fell in Iraq last week. At least 19 people were killed and 55 injured in nationwide incidents. This is a relatively low figure for the country. There was a decline in bombings and shootings countrywide. There were no suicide bombings or abductions reported, although a woman was rescued from captivity during a […]

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Towards Asymmetrical Decentralisation in Iraq?

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. […]

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‘Rightsizing’ the US Mission Iraq

The following is a transcript of a briefing by Thomas Nides (pictured), Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources at the US State Department, on Wednesday 8th February, regarding the reduction of personnel at the Iraqi embassy in Baghdad: MS. NULAND: Thank you, Operator, and thanks to all of you for joining us. We are pleased today […]

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