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Erbil International Fair Attracts over 850 Companies

Advertising Feature Senior Kurdistan Regional Government representatives opened the 8th annual edition of the multi- sector trade fair, Erbil International Fair 2012, which was held under the auspices of the Kurdistan Regional Governmentfrom 15 to 18 of October 2012. This year’s edition, the biggest ever since the show’s beginning in 2005, attracted over 850 companies […]

The Business Opportunity You’ve Been Waiting for: “Iraq Oil & Gas”

According to reports by various U.S. government agencies, multilateral institutions and other international organizations, long-term Iraq reconstruction costs could reach $500 billion or higher. The proposed Hydrocarbons Law, which governs oil contracting and regulation, has been under review in the Council of Ministers since October 26, 2008, but has not received final passage. Iraq was […]

First International Trade Fair in Kirkuk

The first international trade fair has been opened in the city of Kirkuk, north east of Baghdad, with dozens of foreign companies participating, according to AKnews. The three-day fair that was opened by Kirkuk governor Najmaddin Karim on Tuesday brought together about 100 foreign and local companies. Kamil Salayi, mayor of Kirkuk, told AKnews that […]

IBN’s New Events Page – Promoting Your Show to the World!

In Iraq, as elsewhere, trade fairs, exhibitions and conferences are a very important way of communicating with potential customers and suppliers. Meeting your future trading partners face-to-face is always a valuable experience, and these organised events offer a very efficient means of achieving this in terms of time and cost. To help you plan your […]

Erbil to Host 10 Int’l Expos in 2012

AKnews reports that there will be fewer international expos in Erbil this year. . Latif Aref, head of Erbil International Fair, told AKnews that in the previous year 13 international expos were held in Erbil, while only 10 are planned for 2012. An expo will be organized every month except for July and August, because […]

Iraq to Host 20 International Trade Fairs in 2012

Iraq will host 20 international exhibtions and trade fairs in 2012, according to AKnews. Sadiq Sultan, the general manager of the Exhibtions Company in the Iraqi Trade Ministry, said: “The exhibitions attract international companies to enter the Iraqi market, especially in the fields of construction, agriculture, industry and investment.“ Sultan spoke on the occasion of […]

Erbil Agro Trade Fair Opens Next Week

The fourth agro-food trade fair will open in Erbil next week with 350 companies from 21 countries coming to put their products on show. Aziz Ibrahim, director of trade in the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, told a news conference in Erbil on Thursday that there were new companies among the […]

The Foremost Oil & Gas Event in Iraq

2nd BASRA OIL & GAS 25- 28 November 2011 Basra International Fair Ground, Al Maqal Port / Basra, IRAQ   19 SPONSORS, 470 PARTICIPANT COMPANIES… THE FOREMOST OIL & GAS EVENT IN IRAQ! 2nd Basra Oil & Gas has exceeded all expectations and has proven it is going to be a much bigger success compared […]

7th Annual Erbil International Trade Fair

Kurdistan’s private sector held a press conference on Wednesday to announce the forthcoming 7th annual Erbil International Trade Fair, Iraq’s largest general fair. The trade fair this year, which takes place from 24 to 27 October, will be the largest in terms of size and the number of companies, highlighting the rapid economic growth in […]

Forum to Encourage British Investment in in Basra

An Iraqi-British economic forum is set to introduce British investors to business opportunities in the oil-rich province of Basra next month. According to head of the investment board in Basra, the forum is expected to attract some of the giant British energy companies including BP and Shell. Khalaf al-Badran, head of Basra Investment Commission told […]