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TVS Motor opens New Showroom in Baghdad

India's TVS Motor Company has opened a new marquee showroom in Baghdad with distribution partner Ritaj International General Trade LLC. The showroom, which is spread over 500 sq meters with a built-up area of 840 sq meters, was inaugurated along Palestine Street in Baghdad. It is the first-of-its-kind showroom for TVS Motor Company in the […]

Asiacell, UNDP support Youth Employment and Entrepreneurs

Asiacell and UNDP Iraq join efforts to support youth employment and entrepreneurs Following its commitment to boosting youth employment and strengthening Iraq's Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Asiacell today signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. The MoU commits the leading telecommunications company and the […]

Iran, Iraq Agreement on Customs, Joint Investment

Ministerial delegations from Iran and Iraq agreed on plans to promote cooperation on customs affairs, pave the way for joint investment, and expand the capacity for transportation between the two neighboring countries. After two rounds of meetings on Saturday, delegations led by Iranian Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand and Iraq's Finance Minister Ali Abdul-Amir Allawi reached […]

Turkey appoints New Ambassador to Baghdad

By John Lee. Iraqi Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein, received a copy of credentials of H.E. Mr. Ali Rıza Güney, the new Turkish ambassador to Iraq at the ministry's headquarters this week. Mr. Hussien affirmed the ministry's readiness to fully support the ambassador to succeed in his duties, wished him success, and emphasized the […]

New Russian Ambassador to Iraq

By John Lee. On 25 May 2021, Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein received a copy of the credentials of H.E. Mr. Elbrus Kutrashev, the Ambassador Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Baghdad. The two sides held talks on ways to improve bilateral relations between the two countries, and the importance of enhancing cooperation opportunities […]

Iraq is Iran's 2nd Biggest Non-Oil Export Destination

By John Lee. Iraq was reported to be Iran's second biggest non-oil export destination for the period from 21st March to 21st May. Mehdi Mir-Ashrafi, the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, is quoted as saying that Iran exported $2 billion worth of non-oil exports to China over that time, and $953 […]

Iraq unveils massive Anti-Corruption Project

By Joe Snell for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq unveils massive anti-corruption project Following remarks from Iraqi President Barham Salih [Saleh] (pictured), who admitted on Sunday that Iraq has lost $150 billion since 2003 to corruption, a […]

Anti-Corruption Bill sparks Debate

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi president's anti-corruption bill sparks debate Iraqi President Barham Salih has announced the submission of a bill to the country's parliament entitled "Recovering the Proceeds of Corruption." The president claims that widespread corruption […]

EUR15m Anti-Corruption Project in Iraq

Fostering justice to curb corruption in Iraq: €15 million project supports transparency and accountability across state institutions A EUR 15 million initiative aimed at curbing corruption in Iraq and bolstering transparency and public accountability has been launched today in partnership between the European Union Delegation to Iraq, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Iraqi […]

Video: The Baghdad-Erbil Budget Divide

Breaking the Impasse: The Baghdad-Erbil Budget Divide On May 20, 2021, the Institute of Regional and International Studies (IRIS) at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) IRIS hosted a public webinar with Ahmed Tabaqchali (Senior Fellow, IRIS), Megan Connelly (Non-Resident Fellow, IRIS), and Sarwar Abdullah (Lecturer, University of Sulaimani), moderated by IRIS Researcher Hamzeh […]