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KRG Ministers Speak at IBBC Business Forum

KRG Ministers and officials participated on Wednesday at the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) London Business Forum on United Kingdom – Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Business Opportunities and Knowledge Transfer. The forum was organised by IBBC in collaboration with the Kurdistan Federation of Chambers of Commerce, and sponsored by Genel Energy and UB Group. The […]

UK-Kurdistan Business Opportunities Forum

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) in conjunction with the Federation of Chambers of Commerce in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq are hosting a one-day London Business Forum to exchange information on business opportunities in Kurdistan and the United Kingdom. The event will be held on the 20th January 2016 at The English-Speaking Union, Dartmouth […]

UK Trade Mission Visits Kurdistan

Some of Britain’s most successful businessmen and women will fly to Erbil tomorrow (September 23rd) on a Trade Mission designed to show the UK’s continuing support for the resilience of the Kurdistan region of Iraq’s infrastructure, society and economy. Organised by the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), the group will spend three days meeting senior […]

Baroness Nicholson’s Speech to Investment Forum

Speech given by Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, UK Trade Envoy for Iraq and Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council, to the ‘Investment Forum in Iraq and Kurdistan Region’, Rotana Hotel, Erbil: ‘I am indeed grateful for the privilege of addressing this eminent audience,and I thank most warmly the President of The Kurdistan Federation of […]

Another Kurdistan Success for the MEA

The UK’s Middle East Association in association with British Expertise took a highly successful trade mission to Iraqi Kurdistan from 22nd-27th February, visiting Erbil and Slemani. Comprising 16 delegates representing 14 companies, it was supported by the Kurdistan Regional Government and was received warmly at the highest level. The packed programme included meetings with the […]

List of Downstream Oil Companies in Kurdistan

Erbil Governorate has compiled and published a list of the top downstream oil companies in Kurdistan. [Note: This list was originally compiled and published by Marcopolis – Ed.] Unlike the upstream sector, Kurdistan’s refining industry is almost the exclusive preserve of locals, among them KAR Group, one of the region’s largest private companies, which operates […]

List of Oil Distribution, Service Companies in Kurdistan

Erbil Governorate has compiled and published a list of the top oil distribution companies in Kurdistan [Note: This list was originally compiled and published by Marcopolis – Ed.]: Qaiwan Group A diversified conglomerate based in Suleimaniyah with activities in construction (Qaiwan Towers, Qaiwan City, Sulaimaniyah Heights), energy (Baziyan Refinery, Petrol Stations, Oil Trading), retail and […]

Details of $700m Upgrade to Basra Steel Plant

Iraq’s ministry of industry and minerals has confirmed that it has finalised a $700 million contract with Turkish group United Brothers Holding to revamp and upgrade Iraq’s State Company for Iron & Steel, reports SteelGuru. SCIS, located on the southern outskirts of Basra, has been out of action since April 2003. The company had a design […]

Turkish Company Signs $700m Basra Steel Contract

By John Lee. The Basra Investment Commission has announced that the Industry Ministry signed a contract with the Turkish company UB Holding to rehabilitate iron and steel factories at a cost of $700 million. According to Aswat al-Iraq, the head of the commission said that the contract includes adding new production lines and increases annual […]