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MEA Iraqi Kurdistan Trade Mission 14-18 October

The UK’s Middle East Association (MEA), in partnership with UKTI and the Kurdistan Regional Government, will be leading a Trade Delegation to Iraqi Kurdistan this October to coincide with the eighth Erbil International Trade Fair, Iraq’s largest general trade exhibition. Mission Participants will have the opportunity to exhibit at the Fair’s British Pavilion, as well […]

MEA Iraqi Kurdistan Trade Mission 14-18 October

The UK’s Middle East Association (MEA), in partnership with UKTI and the Kurdistan Regional Government, will be leading a Trade Delegation to Iraqi Kurdistan this October to coincide with the eighth Erbil International Trade Fair, Iraq’s largest general trade exhibition. Mission Participants will have the opportunity to exhibit at the Fair’s British Pavilion, as well […]

Seminar: Doing Business in Iraq

The Middle East Association, in partnership with Eversheds LLP, is holding a seminar in London entitled “Doing Business In Iraq: Establishing A Presence And Staying Within The Law”. This seminar will take place on Tuesday 26th June, from 16:30 until 18:30. Iraq’s recent history has been dominated by conflicts and economic sanctions. But the country […]

Middle East Association on 10th Mission to Kurdistan

A leading British trade association last week visited the Kurdistan Region for the 10th time, helping to cement Kurdistan’s commercial ties with the UK. The 26-strong Middle East Association (MEA) trade mission met universities, government ministers and officials, and business organisations. Mr David Lloyd, the mission leader and Senior Consultant to the MEA, said, “This […]

Kurdistan Market Briefing and Trade Mission (UK)

The Middle East Association, in partnership with UK Trade & Investment and the Kurdistan Regional Government, will be leading a Trade Delegation to Iraqi Kurdistan in the spring of 2012, visiting Erbil and Sulaymaniyah. Mission Participants will have the opportunity to meet government ministers, senior business leaders, and the local Chambers of Commerce. The Kurdistan […]

British Companies Urged to Act Now at Middle East Association Iraq Conference

British companies need to move fast if they are to gain a foothold in Iraq and avoid losing out to their competitors. This was the clear message given at the Middle East Association’s ‘Iraq: Untapped Opportunities’ conference held on 22nd November at the Dorchester Hotel, London. Supported by the National Investment Commission of Iraq, UK […]

What Iraq can do to Encourage Business

At the ‘Iraq: Untapped Opportunities‘ conference in London, Charles Hollis (pictured), Director General of the Middle East Association asked a panel of leading businessmen to make one suggestion each as to how Iraq can improve its development efforts. Hans Nijkamp, VP and Country Chairman for Iraq at Shell, said the authorities need to make a […]

Iraq: Untapped Opportunities

The Middle East Association, supported by the National Investment Commission of Iraq, UK Trade & Investment and Allurentis, is pleased to announce the 2011 Iraq Trade and Investment Conference, “Iraq: Untapped Opportunities”. This event is kindly sponsored by Parsons Brinckerhoff, Shell and Mott MacDonald, and will take place at London’s Dorchester Hotel on 22nd November. […]

Iraq Deputy PM to deliver the Keynote Address at ‘Iraq: Untapped Opportunities’

The Iraq Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Dr. Hussain al-Shahristani, will be delivering the keynote address at the ‘Iraq: Untapped Opportunities’ conference in London on 22 November 2011, arranged by the Middle East Association and supported by the National Investment Commission of Iraq, UK Trade & Investment and Allurentis. Dr. al-Shahristani will be joined by […]

Ambassadorial Lunch with Michael Aron, HMA to Iraq

The Middle East Association will host a Lunch for Mr Michael Aron, HM Ambassador to Iraq, on Monday 31st October at Bury House. Michael is a career diplomat, having joined the FCO in 1984. His early work included Iran, the UK Mission to the UN, and the European Commission. He has held a number of […]