Archive | Iraq Industry & Trade News

Iraq Business News brings you the latest Iraq Industry & Trade News, with information on developments and opportunities.

Malaysian Firm Wins $82m Contract in Iraq

By John Lee. Malaysia's Pestech International, through its joint venture with China Energy Engineering Group Tianjin Electric Power Construction Co Ltd (TEPC), has won a contract is for the completion of the Electricity Sector Reconstruction Project Phase (III), Lot 1-Construction, comprising of four 132-kilovolt Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) substations in Baghdad. The contract value is […]

Kurdistan's Haute Couture breaks into Paris Fashion Week

By Amberin Zaman for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Kurdistan's haute couture breaks into Paris Fashion Week Lara Dizeyee, who will be showcasing her designs at Paris Fashion week in early July, has created a unique line […]

US Court Dismisses Securities Claim against Ericsson

Full text of the statement from Ericsson: Yesterday [Wednesday], the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York dismissed with prejudice the securities litigation against Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) brought by certain shareholders. In its ruling, the court rejected in full the plaintiff's claims that Ericsson misled investors and concluded that Ericsson did not […]

Czech Businesses "Eager to Invest in Iraq"

By John Lee. At a meeting on Thursday between Iraqi President Abdullatif Jamal Rashid and Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Lipavsky of the Czech Republic, President Rashid expressed hope that Czech companies would contribute to important investment projects and collaborate with Iraqi companies. Minister Lipavsky emphasized the eagerness of Czech businesses to invest in Iraq. […]

Iraq, Open to the world: An IBBC Conference

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): Iraq, Open to the IBBC conference at the Mansion house, celebrating Iraq's return to international engagement. On 16th June IBBC are hosting possibly the largest delegation of Iraq businesses and government officials to the UK in recent times. This event is itself an indication of the more […]

IBBC visit to Iraq, May 14th-20th

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): The IBBC management team attended an extensive round of meetings with officials in Iraq from May 14th - 20th. Led by IBBC President Baroness Nicholson and MD Christophe Michels, the visit first included the opening of and attendance at the first UK-Iraq Trade Fair at Al Burhan's new […]

Youth Policy Dialogue to Improve Iraq's Business Ecosystem

Youth policy dialogue to improve Iraq's business ecosystem Youth entrepreneurs working in agriculture, business support organizations including start-up incubators, international organizations and government representatives convened in Baghdad to encourage informed policymaking for a stronger entrepreneurship ecosystem in Iraq. The Youth Policy Dialogue discussed the findings of the Youth Barometer Report published by the International Trade […]

Work Starts at Chinese Solar Plant in Erbil

By John Lee. KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has laid the foundation stone at the first solar power plant in Erbil province. The 25-MW plant is being developed by a consortium consisting of Pluto Otto Cycle and Chinese companies Getting International Energy (which also has interests in neighbouring Jordan) and Shenglong Electric. The deal to […]