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Biggest Ever UK Trade Mission to Iraq

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) Executive Chairman, Baroness Nicholson has announced the biggest ever trade mission to Iraq. In a push to boost UK business in Iraq UKTI and the IBBC will take 100 UK companies to Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil in mid-June. The mission will be led by David Willetts, Minister of Universities […]

Biggest Ever British Trade Mission to Iraq

The Executive Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), Baroness Nicholson (pictured), has announced the biggest ever British trade mission to Iraq. In a massive push to boost UK business in Iraq the IBBC will take a 100 companies to Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil in mid-June. A senior UK government minister will co-lead the […]

Iraq/UK Energy Cooperation Growing Stronger

By Mark Simmonds, United Kingdom's FCO Minister for International Energy. Iraq is retaking its position at the energy top table.  After decades of economic mismanagement and political repression, the country is emerging as one of the most important and dynamic global energy producers.  Oil production has increased by over 50% in the last six years, […]

British Films Come to Erbil

The British Consulate General in Kurdistan region launched the Second British Film Festival yesterday, in Erbil. There was a strong turnout, including the President's brother Sidad Barzani, the Erbil Governor, and several KRG Ministers and top officials, as well as senior business and civil society figures. Hugh Evans, British Consul-General in Erbil, and festival co-founder […]

Lord Green Visits IBBC’s Basra Office

The United Kingdom’s Trade Minister Lord Green met with local business leaders, British company executives, as well as the Iraq Britain Business Council representatives in Basrah today (23rd). The hour long meeting focussed on the security environment in Basrah and business opportunities for British companies in the region. Executives from IBBC member firms Mott Macdonald […]