Archive | 4th August 2012

Genel Energy Update on Bina Bawi

By John Lee. Genel Energy has issued the following announcement on its Bina Bawi acquisition in Kurdistan: On 14 May 2012, Genel Energy plc ("Genel Energy") announced that it intended to acquire a 23 per cent interest in the Bina Bawi exploration licence. The acquisition was to be made through the purchase of all of […]

Provincial Elections Law Revisions in Iraq

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq […]

3rd Phase of Nahrawan Industrial Complex to Start

By John Lee. The third phase of construction at the Nahrawan industrial complex is soon to be launched, reports AIN. Directorate General for Industrial Development at the Ministry of Industry, Hadi al-Hassan, said: "The Directorate will invite companies related to the Ministry including al-Faris Company and the General Company for Design and Industrial Construction to […]


Iraq Finance 2012 - Agenda Launched

On 18-19 September 2012 in the City of London, a high-level Iraqi delegation of Ministers, Deputies, and senior decision-makers will get together with their counterparts from international banks and financial institutions to collaborate to rebuild Iraq's financial sector. Huge opportunities will be on offer for the financing of major infrastructure and energy projects. PPP mechanisms […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 2nd August 2012). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. ID1,360 / $1,471  (-0.3%) (weekly change). The number of week traded shares was 5.7bn and the weekly trading volume was ID8.9bn ($7.4mn). Note: There will […]

Alfaris to Install Water Plants in Baghdad

By John Lee. The City of Baghdad has signed a contract with the Alfaris company, which is related to the Industry Ministry, to supply five water filtering water plants. The plants will have a capacity of 200 cubic meters per hour, and will serve a number of neighbourhoods in the city of Baghdad. According to […]