Archive | 28th October 2013

Oil Exports Plunge to 19-mth Low

By John Lee. Oil ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said on Sunday that Iraq's oil exports hit a 19-month low in September, attributing the decline to maintenance and improvement projects at the country's ports. Iraq exported 62.1 million barrels of oil in September, or about 2.07 million barrels per day (bpd), the lowest daily average since […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 24th October 2013). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at ID1,760 (+2.5%)/ $1,865 (+2.4%) (weekly change). The number of week traded shares was 9.4bn and the weekly trading […]

FM Receives Foreign Dignitaries

By John Lee. Hoshyar Zebari, Minister of Foreign Affairs, received on October 23, 2013 Mr. Quiermo Martins, Deputy Head of the European Union Mission in Iraq, the Ambassador of France, Mr. Denis Gauer; the British Ambassador, Mr. Simon Coles; and the Ambassador of Germany, Mrs. Bertha Wagner. During the meeting, they discussed the latest regional […]

Al-Qaeda Sinks Roots in Mosul

By Harith Hasan for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Mosul, the capital of Ninevah province, has become one of the most important strongholds of al-Qaeda in Iraq. The city’s large area and its borders with Syria and Turkey make it of […]

Single? Arab? Male? Then Kurdish Borders are Closed

By Hiwa Barznjy. This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Single? Arab? Male? Then Iraqi Kurdistan’s Borders are Closed to You Almost a month after a terrorist attack on security forces in Erbil – the first […]

Malaysia Services Exhibition In Iraq

The Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) is organising the Malaysia Services Exhibition (MSE) 2013 in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq on Oct 28-31 with a total of 17 participating Malaysian companies and 32 business representatives. Bernama describes it as an avenue to showcase the expertise and capabilities of Malaysian services companies, as well as to network […]