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French Navy Makes First Call in 32 Years

A French navy ship with 95 sailors on board docked Tuesday at the southern Iraqi port of Umm Qasr, in the first such visit in 32 years amid French efforts to “revive” ties with Baghdad. The two-day stop by the Ducuing, a military dispatch ship, began with a reception organised by the Iraqi navy, who […]

S. Korean Ambassador Discusses Cooperation

The Iraqi Industry minister has received the South Korean ambassador to Iraq, and discussed with him methods of cooperation at different industrial levels. “The minister stressed that his ministry will employ all methods that support South Korean companies working in Iraq,” the Iraqi Industry Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday as received by Aswat […]

Umm Qasr Port Receives 6 Ships Carrying Rice

The Iraqi port of Umm Qasr received six ships carrying more than 200 thousand tons of rice for the Trade Ministry, on Sunday. “The Ships Apostolos, Patriarch, Alitis, Stellajabbah, Rubystar, and Vero 9 arrived by the port carrying more than 200 thousand tons of rice from U.S., Vietnam, and Thai origins,” the ministry said in […]

Iraq Needs Private Cash

“The problem in Iraq is that 90 percent of the wealth of the nation is in the hands of the government. So centralism always dominates the mindset everywhere,” The economy is still largely disconnected from the global financial system and is dominated by oil.


Umm al-Qasr Port Receives Ship Carrying 16,000 Tons of Sugar

The Iraqi port of Umm al-Qasr on Thursday received a merchant ship carrying 16,000 tons of sugar, the public relations and media director at the State Company for Iraqi Ports said. “The port received a Liberian ship carrying 16,000 tons of sugar,” Anmar al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The port received also a Panamanian […]

ISX Launches New General Indicator

The Iraqi Stock Exchange (ISX) on Wednesday launched its new indicator after the number of appointed companies increased to 40. “The IEX launched a new general indicator after the increase of the appointed companies to 40, including the seven sectors listed in the ISX,” the ISX said in a statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news […]