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6 New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced six new investment opportunities in Iraq: New Housing Compounds, Ministry of Water Resources Lime plant in Karbala, Iraqi Cement State Company Caustic/chlorine plant in Khor al-Zubair, State Company for Petrochemical Industries Industrial and medical gases, Al-Zawraa State Company Chlorine plant in Muthanna, General Company for […]

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Hanwha receives $230m Payment for Bismaya

By John Lee. South Korea’s Hanwha Engineering and Construction (E&C) has said it haws received an additional payment of $230 million from the Iraqi government for work carried out in the first half of this year on the Bismayah New City project in Baghdad. According to the report from Business Korea, the total contract is […]

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ZhenHua signs East Baghdad Deal

By John Lee. China’s ZhenHua Oil [Jinhua] has signed a service contract to develop the southern part of the East Baghdad oil field. Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi, Luiebi] said that the signature of the contract was significant for Baghdad because it is the first project in the capital. The development of the field […]

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AMH Group to build 12,000 Homes in Iraq

AMH Group is pleased to announce it has had its proposal to build 12,000 homes for the Ministry of Transport employees in Basra and Baghdad accepted by the Minister of Transport. The project will be led by an international consortium of Chinese and British companies aimed at closing the housing shortage in Iraq, whilst providing […]

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64,000 New Homes Planned for Al-Rashid City

By John Lee. Zawya reports that the Iraqi cabinet has asked the National Investment Commission (NIC) to go ahead with the huge Al-Rashid City project planned for Baghdad. The $10-billion development is to be carried out by Dubai’s Emaar Properties and Abu Dhabi’s Eagle Hills, and will include the building of “up to” (sic) 64,000 […]

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New Mosul Housing Units from UNHCR, Japan

700 families in West Mosul receive housing units from UNHCR with funds from the people of Japan Some 700 families in Mosul whose homes were destroyed in the recent conflict now have a new place to live. Temporary housing units were set up in 26 neighbourhoods in the west of the city, which saw extensive […]

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New Iraqi Housing Schemes open for Investment

By John Lee. Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) has included three major new housing programs in its list of major strategic projects to be presented during the Kuwait International Conference for Iraq Reconstruction, to be held in Kuwait from 12th to 14th February: A. First phase / building 25,000 housing units in each province for […]

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Iraq to ask IOCs to Build Housing, Provide Services

Iraq will ask foreign oil companies operating in the country to build housing for Iraqis employed on their projects, the oil ministry in Baghdad said in a statement on January 10. Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi “issued a general notice which commits contracted companies to build modern housing compounds and provide essential services to employees,” the […]

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Hanwha briefs PM on Progress at Bismaya Housing Complex

By John Lee. Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi has received a delegation from Korean company Hanwha, headed by its President and CEO, Choi Kwang-ho. During the meeting, they discussed the progress at the Basmaya housing complex near Baghdad, with the Prime Minister stressing the importance of securing the road link between the residential complex and the center […]

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3,812 New Houses approved in Maysan

By John Lee. The government of Iraq has reportedly approved the construction of 3,812 new houses in south eastern Maysan [Missan] governorate. The privately-funded project on a 1.6 square km site will be completed within three years and will include services and commercial facilities. The cabinet has asked the National Investment Commission (NIC) to invite […]

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