From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Fertilizer price hikes affecting Kurdistan Region wheat production: farmers An increase in fertilizer prices has affected wheat production in the Kurdistan Region, farmers told Rudaw on Wednesday. This comes a month after the government […]
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More than 400 stranded migrants from Belarus-Poland border brought back to Kurdistan Region A rescue flight from Belarus is set to land at Erbil after 7:00 pm today, returning more than 400 migrants who had been stranded on the Belarus-Poland border. Over 20,000 people attempting to enter Europe through Belarus have been stuck for over […]
By John Lee. Erbil and Baghdad have reportedly reached a deal valued at 10 billion Iraqi dinars ($6.8 million) to sell chicken from Iraqi Kurdistan's Akre district to central and southern Iraq. More here. (Source: Kurdistan 24)
By John Lee. The US Consul General in Erbil has praised the Dallas-based HKN Energy for directly creating 450 jobs in the Kurdistan Region. Robert Palladino made the comments during a visit to the company's facility in Chamanke. Click here to read the full article. (Source: Kurdistan 24)
From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Tomato farmers say they're making a loss Tomato farmers in the Kurdistan Region say they are making a loss after a tough year, dealing with water shortages and finding a market for their produce. […]
By John Lee. The head of the Kurdistan Board of Investment has reportedly said that it has granted of 112 licences for factories making construction materials, with the intention of helping to ease the housing crisis in the region. According to the report from IQ News, the total investment is valued at $4 billion. (Source: […]
From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan's unemployed youth blame the government Jobless youth in the Kurdistan Region blame the government for their situation as unemployment and poverty have increased under an economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic. Click here […]
By John Lee. A Kurdistan-based manufacturer of potato chips (crisps) has reportedly opened a new state-of-the-art potato storage facility. According to PotatoPro, Beirut Erbil for Potato Products (BEPPCO) installed ten cold storage rooms on an area of 5,332 square meters, with a storage capacity about 10,000 tons. The company sells under the brands Mr. Krisper […]
By Saman Dawod for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Kurdistan water crisis blamed on climate and Iran Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has asked citizens to ration water. Click here to read the full story.
By John Lee. Dana Gas PJSC announced that its H1 2021 collections from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), and Egypt have increased 106% year-on-year to $185 million (AED 678m), the highest level in more than five years. Dana Gas, which owns a 35% stake in Pearl Petroleum, saw its share of collections from sales […]
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 Kurdistan Region detects first case of Delta Variant Several Middle Eastern governments have instituted measures aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19 variants recently. Click here to read the full […]
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has released its annual oil and gas audit report for 2020, which revealed several drops in production due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The region's total exported and consumed oil for the year stood at 165,942,861 barrels, about 5 million barrels less comparing to 2019. The average price of oil dropped […]