By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will reopening of border crossing drive Saudi investment in Iraq? The recent reopening of the Iraqi border crossing of Arar with Saudi Arabia in a bid to enhance trade […]
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By John Lee. An online platform that connects Iraqi patients to doctors has reportedly raised a six-figure sum in its latest round of fundraising. According to Startup MGZN, Tabib Baghdad raised the money through the recently-launched Iraqi Angel Investors Network, led by KAPITA and Nass Al Iraq. It adds that the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale […]
By Nabeel Khoury for The Arab Center Washington DC. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Biden and Iraq: A Chance to Address Past Mistakes A Biden administration is likely to change a few policies in the Middle East while keeping others […]
IBBC's 5th Annual Iraq Conference in Dubai - Opportunity in Adversity The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) was much praised at its conference on Thursday for pioneering in COVID-19 times by bringing together senior officials from Iraq, the UAE and the UK, prominent international and Iraqi businessmen, bankers and professional advisers as speakers and over […]
By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil has invited international companies to participate in the competition to implement the Faw Refinery Project in Basra. The project will be offered on a BOO (Build, Own, Operate) or BOOT (Build, Own, Operate, Transfer) basis. Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismail said the refinery will be environmentally […]
By Padraig O'Hannelly. A major conference has heard that Iraqi Kurdistan will prioritise a shift towards private enterprise and a more efficient public sector. In his keynote speech to CWC/GFEn's Kurdistan Iraq Economic Forum (KIEF) conference, held online, Kurdistan's Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani (pictured), said: "We must create an environment to let the private sector […]
By Salam Zidane for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. International financial alliance forms to help Iraq Several countries are forming an economic alliance to help Iraq in its financial crisis. Click here to read the full story.
By Mustafa Saadoun 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, Saudi Arabia agree to boost ties Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi had a virtual meeting Nov. 10 with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, to discuss Saudi investments […]
Kurdistan's Deputy Prime Minister HE Qubad Talabani to Speak at the Virtual Kurdistan Iraq Economic Forum Inaugural Conference set to navigate the economic future Kurdistan and Iraq Conference will include online sessions available live and on demand for all attendees Delegates will gain insights into the latest policy and project announcements, crucial for successful investment […]
Why you should come to the IBBC Conference in Dubai, entitled 'Opportunity in Adversity' On 19th November the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is holding its Autumn conference in person at the Address hotel Dubai Marina. Some would say it's a brave decision, considering COVID, but others are keen to take up the challenge and […]
By Kirk H. Sowell, for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Dire Fiscal Crisis Iraq's Prime Minister inherited a series of fiscal crises. As his interim government struggles to advert a complete economic collapse, […]
By Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Market Review: "Foreigners tip-toeing into the Market" The market, as measured by the Rabee Securities RSISX USD Index (RSISUSD), declined 1.6% in October, signalling a […]