More than 200 foreign companies participated in last weekend's 2nd Basra International Exhibition for General Trade. Most of the companies were Turkish, with others coming from Iraq and Germany.
The exhibition, which was sponsored by the Governor of Basra, the Ministry of Trade and BIC, was attended by a number of the Iraqi officials, representatives from the Iraqi Ministry of Trade, the British and Turkish Consuls, some members of the governorate councils and businessmen.
The exhibition which lasted for 4 days focused on home furniture, machines, food, infrastructure materials and decoration. It was held at the Basra International Fairground where many exhibitions were held during 2010.
(Source: Basra Investment Commission)