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CEOs Attending IAECL Cargo Exhibition

State authorities and CEOs of all major airports in Iraq will congregate at the Iraq airports expansion ,cargo ,logistics conference. The Ministers and the CEOs who have expressed their interest to participate are , Minister of Housing & Reconstruction- H.E.Kamaran Ahmed Abdullah , Minister of Interior, Kurdistan - H.E.Karim Sinjari,Minister of Trade and Industry - […]

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Weekly Security Update for 15th December 2010

Overview Levels of violence fell in Iraq last week for the third week in a row. However, conditions have started to deteriorate once again with a rise in attacks since Sunday, particularly in the central provinces and Baghdad. The number of terrorist attacks is likely to increase further over the coming days, despite numerous police […]

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Weekly Security Update for 8th Dec 2010

North Last week saw violence concentrated in Mosul, although attacks were also recorded in Tal ‘Afar, Kirkuk, Hawijah and Riyadh. Civilians and the Iraqi security forces bore the brunt, but with eight recorded fatalities the week was less bloody than normal for what is otherwise one of the most hostile parts of the country. In […]

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Investment in Kurdistan Tops $13bn

Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, Barham Salih, visited major investment projects that are underway in Sulaymaniyah, the most populous city in the region. At a foundation stone-laying ceremony for Majidi Mall, a major retail building project, prime minister Salih said that direct investment in the Kurdistan Region has surpassed US$13bn. Investment won't stop there: […]

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Another Expo, Another $50m Invested in Iraq

 It may be that the International DBX Trade Fair in Sulaymaniyah city in the Kurdistan region was one trade fair too many in Iraq, as it was unable to draw in the numbers that it wanted to in the four days to Sunday, 14th November. And yet, despite being held in the middle of nowhere easy […]

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Tourism Opportunities in Kurdistan

The Kurdistan Regional Government has requested declarations of interest from companies wishing to participate in tourism projects in the Dukan region (pictured). The following is the un-edited text of their announcement: Declaration to all investment companies, local and foreign businesses: Within the ongoing efforts of the Kurdistan Regional Government and direct supervision of the Directorate […]

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Kurdistan Development to Continue Unabated

Urban and economic progress in Kurdistan continues with many relatively stable areas and regional policy both being attractive to foreign investment. Developments in oil, too, will not be affected by delays in forming the next Iraqi government, the local government says. The Kurdistan Regional Government points to its profit-friendly legislation including ten-year tax breaks and land set aside […]

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Air Expansion Continues with Airport and Route Growth

More than $150bn of airport and logistics infrastructure is being considered, according to estimates reported by AME Info FZ. Interested bidders include British Aviation Group, German Airports Group, Gulf Ground Handling Association, Middle East Aerospace Consortium, and others. The first exhibition to get air investment truly off the ground will be the Iraq Airport Expansion, Cargo Logistics […]

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IKCO to Export 31,000 Cars to Iraq

The Iranian car manufacturer IKCO plans to expand its overseas sales in the Middle East, while boosting exports to Iraq has already increased the company's market share in that country by 30 percent. Models such as the Samand, Peugeot 405, 206 and Roa are the most popular for export to Iraq, mainly as police cars […]

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First Flight from Jeddah to Baghdad

After more than 20 years, Saudi Arabia will restore aviation links with Iraq - the first flight from Jeddah to Baghdad will be by the Kingdom's privately owned Alwafeer Air on Thursday. Alwafeer Air will initially operate a weekly flight from Jeddah to Baghdad and two flights a week from Jeddah to Basra, said Saleh […]

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Iraqi Microfinance Opens 100th Branch Office

Iraq’s rapidly growing microfinance industry reached a major milestone this month when the Al-Tadhamun (TDMN) microfinance organization opened its third branch office in the Northern Province of Ninawa. The opening brings the total number of microfinance branches and satellite offices across Iraq to 100 and underscores the success Iraq’s MFI sector has achieved in its […]

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