TotalEnergies, the Iraqi Ministries for oil and electricity, and the country's National Investment Commission (NIC) have signed, in the presence of the Prime Minister of Iraq, major agreements covering several projects in the Basra region, designed to enhance the development of Iraq's natural resources to improve the country's electricity supply. Iraq, a country rich in […]
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By John Lee. An Iranian official has said that Iran's natural gas (methane) exports to Iraq have been reduced, but not because of arrears owed by Iraq. Mohammad Reza Julaei , the Dispatching Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), told Shana that exports have been reduced by 38 million cubic meters per day; […]
By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has issued a new 77-page guide for investors in the region. It lists opportunities in many sectors of the economy, along with useful data and background information. Click here to download the full report. (Source: KRG)
Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) member AA for Global Trading and Commercial Agencies has announced that it has started importing the products of Laboratoires Gilbert of France to Iraq, as per an agreement signed in 2020. Based in France's Normandy region, Laboratoires Gilbert manufactures and markets 30 brands and 1,900 references such as Physiodose, Physiolac, […]
By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government has said it is working on addressing the rising costs of bread and other basic commodities. In a statement, it said that the relevant ministries and administrative authorities will aim to assist bakeries in the near term, and address the reliance on imported flour in the long term […]
With the deposit of the instrument of ratification at the UN Headquarters in New York, Iraq becomes the ninth State Party to the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor State Arbitration, also known as the "the Mauritius Convention on Transparency". Iraq joins Australia, Benin, Bolivia, Cameroon, Canada, Gambia, Mauritius and Switzerland as a […]
Final statement of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership On August 28, Baghdad hosted the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership, at the level of leaders and presidents to support Iraq and discuss challenges, common issues and future prospects. The participants expressed their thanks and appreciation for the efforts of the Republic of Iraq […]
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. Baghdad conference to establish cooperation, partnership in region Baghdad Conference stressed the necessity of supporting Iraq, providing a great boost to the Iraqi government. Click here to read the […]
By John Lee. TipTop, the online food delivery service in Iraq, has announced its new service -- TipTop Jet -- a direct delivery ordering system for restaurants. The company says the use of this technology will help restaurants manage their orders, track them from the kitchen to the customer's front door, eliminate the cost of […]
By Abdurrahman Bapir, for Coindesk. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Opinion: The Inevitability of Crypto in Iraq Despite roadblocks, crypto is becoming increasingly popular in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. Click here to read the full article.
Ground Breaking Ceremony of physical infrastructure of Beautiful Missan Funded by the European Union (EU), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 'Beautiful Missan' will improve local service provision, working together with communities and local authorities. Today a ceremony that marks the beginning of a new construction site took place under the auspices […]
The Digital Democracy Challenge is a global hackathon led by Seedstars that aims to develop innovative solutions that strengthen and enhance digital democracy for citizens living under strict cyber restrictions and control. Interested applicants can sign up here before 13th September 2021: https://seedsta.rs/3jDq82s. The Digital Democracy Challenge seeks innovative, low-cost, and viable digital solutions to […]