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Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy

IBBC Spring Conference 2019 Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy 10 April, The Mansion House, London The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) invites you to attend its Ninth Annual Conference at the Mansion House on the 10th of April. This year’s conference is organised in partnership with the Central Bank of Iraq and the Iraqi […]

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Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy

IBBC Spring Conference 2019 Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy  10 April, The Mansion House, London The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) invites you to attend its Ninth Annual Conference at the Mansion House on the 10th of April. This year’s conference is organised in partnership with the Central Bank of Iraq and the Iraqi […]

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Talal Abu-Ghazaleh cooperation with Central Bank of Iraq

A delegation representing Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) agreed with the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI), Mr. Ali Mohsin Ismail Al-Alaq, means of cooperation between the two parties. The delegation headed by Mr. Ahmad Obeidat, Executive Director of the Baghdad Office, presented the various services provided by TAG-Org, particularly in the fields of […]

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Questions About Practices of Private Iraqi Banks

By Omar al-Shaher, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Privately held Iraqi banks have almost entirely relinquished their traditional functions — such as giving out loans, lending credit and issuing letters of credit — due to default risks. Instead, they are […]

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Warka Bank placed under ‘Guardianship’

Iraq’s central bank has reportedly placed private bank Warka Bank under guardianship to supervise it through insolvency. Warka Bank had been in talks with Standard Chartered Plc to sell a stake last year, but they were not successful. According to the report from Reuters, Mudher Kasim, deputy governor of the central Bank of Iraq, said: […]

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Iraqi Banks Struggle with Limited Services and Capital

Reuters reports that it’s a tough road ahead for Iraqi private banks required to raise their capital to boost business as they battle against decades of state dominance to win a slice of the asset base from government-run enterprises. It blames a poor credit culture, the lack of a modern banking system, and the dominance […]

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