Improving Date Palm and Tomato Value Chains in Iraq

Through EU funded project, FAO establishing stakeholder's partnerships for Improving Date Palm and Tomato value chains in south Iraq The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iraq (FAO), held a large consultative meeting in Al-Zubair district / Basra Governorate, with the Agriculture Directorate, Farmers Associations, Al-Zubair Tomato Producers Association, tomato and date […]

Fundamental Changes in Kurdistan Pharmaceutical Regulations

Kurdistan Region's medicine market sees fundamental changes in pharmaceutical regulations The Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Ninth Cabinet took effective measures to regulate the medicine market, making fundamental changes in its crackdown on illegal and counterfeit medications imported to the Kurdistan Region. The KRG in 2019 enhanced its efforts to regulate the medicine market and provide […]

The System and the Parallel System in Iraq

By Bjar Sharif for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The System and the Parallel System in Iraq Instead of blaming the untested constitution for government failures, Iraqi politicians must look inward to the corrupt […]

New Judicial Code of Conduct launched in Iraq

Strengthening judicial integrity in Iraq: New Judicial Code of Conduct launched today The Higher Judicial Council (HJC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the European Union Delegation in Iraq has today launched a Code of Conduct for judges and prosecutors across Iraq. Recently adopted by the Higher Judicial Council, the Code […]

Jiyad: Preface and Introduction for New Iraq Oil Book

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Preface and Introduction for IPSC Third Book My third book Iraq Petroleum Sector Chronicle- Reality Seldom Coincides with Expectations was published by Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP) a few days ago; it […]

SANY supplies Nasiriyah International Airport Project

On June 8th, 2021, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, Prime Minister of Iraq, hosted a contract signing ceremony between CSCEC (China State Construction Engineering Corporation) and the bureau of civil aviation of Iraq on the construction of the Nasiriyah International Airport. With a contract amount of 367 million USD, the project includes the construction of a terminal building, […]

Iraq's PM makes first Foreign Trip to Jordan

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's prime minister makes first foreign trip to Jordan Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani met with Jordan's King Abdullah II in Amman to discuss bilateral relations and regional issues. Click […]

Iraqi PM tries to assure Skeptics of Anti-Corruption Initiative

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi PM tries to assure skeptics of anti-corruption initiative The new Iraqi prime minister says there will be no tolerance for human rights abuses in battling corruption. Click here […]

Four Ideas to Improve the Business Climate in Iraq

Two business people with considerable experience in Iraq have shared their thoughts on how the Iraqi government could help to improve the climate for business in the country. Responding to a question from Iraq Business News (IBN) at the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)'s Tech Forum in Dubai earlier today, Laura Khudairi, of Iraq Venture […]

Iraq: A New Opportunity to Reform

From the World Bank: Iraq Economic Monitor, Fall 2022: A New Opportunity to Reform The World Bank's new Iraq Economic Monitor, A New Opportunity to Reform finds that high oil prices have boded well for Iraq's economy pushing fiscal and external balance into double digit surpluses. After growing by 2.8 percent in 2021, GDP growth […]

Japan boosting Infrastructure Projects in Iraq

JICA renews commitment to boost infrastructure projects for socio-economic development in Iraq The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and┬áJapan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Iraq Office have signed a renewed partnership agreement to monitor and accelerate the implementation of socio-economic infrastructure projects in Iraq. Implemented by the Government of Iraq (GoI) with loan assistance […]