From the Al-Bayan Center for Planning and Studies. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Chinese ambassador writes for Al Bayan: Belt and Road Initiative and China-Iraq relations Cui Wei-ambassador of the Republic of China to Baghdad: In this past period since my […]
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By John Lee. A new article by Laure Al-Khoury, for AFP, highlights the limited number of female entrepreneurs in Iraq, a country where most women don't work outside the home. Click here to read the full article.
By John Lee. On the sidelines of his official visit to France, Prime Minister Mohamed Shia Al-Sudani met a group of French business leaders on Friday. Al-Sudani said the Strategic Partnership Agreement signed with France represents, "a framework for cooperation in all fields," adding that French companies investing in Iraq will be making the right […]
The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) President Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne supported by Managing Director Christophe Michels, and Board Member Haider Al Shamaa led a delegation of 20 IBBC members to Baghdad to meet the new Government of Federal Republic of Iraq Welcomed by President of Iraq H.E. Abdullatif Rasheed, and Prime Minister H.E. Mohammed […]
Germany renews commitment to stabilization with new EUR 10 million contribution The Federal Republic of Germany has renewed its commitment to stabilizing Iraq with an additional EUR 10 million (approximately US$10.5 million) contribution. The critical support will be channeled through UNDP's flagship programme, the Funding Facility for Stabilization. The generous contribution was formalized at a […]
KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received the United Kingdom's new Consul-General in Erbil, Rosey Cave on Thursday. The Prime Minister congratulated her on her appointment and wished her success in her duties and expressed the Kurdistan Region Government's full support for the new Consul in order to further promote the strong relationship between the UK […]
By John Lee. The Board of Directors of the Iraqi General Company for Exhibitions and Commercial Services, part of the Ministry of Trade, announced on Wednesday (25th January) a decision to terminate their contract with the German company TUV. In a statement, the Ministry said this move is aimed at reducing the burden on Iraqi […]
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. Protests in Iraq amid local currency devaluation, Central Bank changes Restrictions from the US Federal Reserve, corruption, and Iraq's lack of an electronic banking system have all led to the dinar's […]
By Jack Detsch, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. 'They Have to Balance': New Iraqi Leader Tilts the Scales Toward U.S. Mohammed al-Sudani's public support of U.S. troops reflects a behind-the-scenes shift - and the continued threat from […]
By Ali Mamouri for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Explainer: What is behind Iraq's Central Bank shuffle and what is next? The economic crisis in Iraq as a result of the ongoing rise in the value of the US dollar […]
From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Inside story: Dollar crisis shifts winds in Iraq as US confronts Iran Iraq is reemerging as a battleground for Iran and the US as deadlock remains over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and […]
From The Jerusalem Post. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Prosperity comes to Sunni provinces in Iraq Three major Sunni Muslim provinces in Iraq are witnessing great prosperity after their liberation from ISIS in 2017, with building projects underway. Click here to […]