By John Lee. President Barham Salih has highlighted the need to address the obstacles impeding the work of the private sector in Iraq. Addressing a delegation from the Iraqi Federation of Chambers of Commerce at his Office in Baghdad, the President stressed the importance of enhancing the role of the private sector in reconstruction. Mr. […]
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UNDP is helping to launch the Private Sector Development Strategy in Karbala The Governorate of Karbala in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and support of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) organized a conference to roll out the Holly Karbala Private Sector Development Strategy (2018-2030) in Karbala province. The Holly Karbala Private […]
The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Nechirvan Barzani, has praised the role of the private sector in stimulating Kurdistan’s economy, as the region is dealing with financial challenges. During a speech at a conference organized by the Kurdistan Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Sunday, Prime Minister Barzani said that […]
Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani yesterday attended the handover ceremony of a school built by UB Holding to the Ministry of Education. Speaking at the ceremony, Barzani said: “We are in need of private sector and donors to help us build schools; it will be an immense support for the KRG and for […]
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani hailed the private sector for its effective contributions to the Kurdistan Region economy since approval of the Investment Law in 2004. Prime Minister Barzani expressed satisfaction with the expansion of investment in the sectors of agriculture and industry. His statements were made during last week’s visit to Dohuk Governorate, […]
By Mustafa al Kadhimi for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Iraq Business News. On Dec. 23, Iraq’s Cabinet approved and submitted the 2015 federal budget to parliament. This development occurred following months of study to review and reduce the initial budget’s large […]
As reported this morning on Iraq Business News, a former Minister for Planning has spoken out about the need to diversify the Iraqi economy away from its current dependence on oil and gas. Mahdi Al-Hafez told Asharq Al-Awsat that Iraq must adopt “a policy of diversifying the economy and developing other productive sectors such as […]
The Private Sector Development Centre (PSDC) in Iraq in partnership with Chamber Trade Sweden and the support of The World Bank and SIDA carried out a 2-day workshop at the Swedish Embassy in Baghdad on the 2nd and 3rd of September 2013. Presentations were made by Swedish experts on: Labour Market Regulations – Good Practices. […]
The U.S. Ambassador in Baghdad, Christopher Hill, on Monday called on the Iraqi government to support the private sector to improve the national economy.
Iraq’s Finance Ministry Undersecretary, Fazil Nabi, has announced on Sunday that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is going to push Iraq forward in order to shift into a “private sector” system, in order to grant it a loan to cover the deficit into its state budget.