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KRG Bans Grape Imports

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has reportedly banned the import of grapes into the Kurdistan Region. Rudaw quotes Hussein Hama Karim, KRG’s Agriculture and Water Resources spokesperson, as saying: “The ban is to protect our domestic product … We will continue our efforts to completely ban the illegal import of products into […]

Grape Expectations: Dohuk Shows off the Fruit of its Vines

By Mohammed Hamid al-Sawaf. This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. This week, the annual grape exhibition opened in Dohuk, a state famed throughout Iraq for its grape growing prowess. NIQASH’s Abdul Khaliq Dosky went to […]

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