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More New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Agricultural machinery factory, State Company for Automotive Industry (SCAI) Sprinkler irrigation factory, State Company for Automotive Industry (SCAI) Housing, Commercial and Entertaining Resort, Ministry of Oil (Source: National Investment Commission)

Launch of Iraqi Innovation Alliance

A group of organizations supporting start-ups in Iraq have joined forces to create the Iraqi Innovation Alliance (IIA). The initiative, which includes Fikra Space, Kapita, The Station, 51Labs, Basra Science Camp, and Re:Coded, aims to empower and support technology and entrepreneurship communities around the country. The process to create its brand identity was led by CrazyTown […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 20th February 2020). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD597 (+1.5%) / $637 (+1.9%) (weekly change) (-9.5% and -9.1% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Trade Bank of Iraq reports 68% Jump in Net Profit

By John Lee. The Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has reported that it has achieved a “robust growth” in revenues and in key financial areas during 2019, for another consecutive year with its consistent performance, preliminary report released by the bank for the financial year during 31/12/2019. In a statement, the bank said it posted […]

PM-Designate faces Pressure on Cabinet Choices

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Iraqi prime minister-designate faces pressure on Cabinet choices There are multiple challenges keeping Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi, recently named Iraq’s prime minister-designate, from forming the government of independent technocrats that he pledged. […]

The Legacy of ISIL on Access to Education

A United Nations report published today finds that some children in Iraq are still unable to receive education in the aftermath of the territorial defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant over two years ago, saying they cannot access schools or obtain key civilian documentation necessary for enrolment in state schools. The […]

New Roadmap to Start-Ups in Iraq

Roadmap to Startup Iraq, your guide to register a startup in Iraq. It is a guideline for every entrepreneur in Iraq to know how to register her/his startup legally and know from A to Z the requirements of registration. It will show you why you need to register your startup, detailed road from reservation of […]

UNESCO to begin work on Church in Mosul

UNESCO to begin work at Al-Tahera Church in Mosul UNESCO will soon start reconstruction of the Syriac Catholic Al-Tahera Church in Mosul, Iraq, that was severely damaged in 2017. More than a church, Al Tahera is a symbol of the diversity that has been the story of Mosul for centuries. An iconic symbol woven into […]

A One-Woman Business To Give Other Girls Hope

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. It can be hard for young Iraqi graduates to get a job – in Iraq’s oil-dependent, rentier economy, the government still provides most of the employment and as the population […]