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Iraq Business News brings you the latest news of investments in Iraq, highlighting the many opportunities that exist.

Major New Report on Economic Effects of COVID-19 in Iraq

KAPITA has compiled a study about the economic effects resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic. The research aims to provide insights and recommendations to tackle the challenges and opportunities that currently face the various segments of the Iraqi market. This will aid governmental organizations and authorities in devising effective policies to make a faster economic recovery. […]

Kadhimi Welcomes Chinese Investment in Iraq

By John Lee. His Excellency Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi received Chinese Ambassador to Baghdad Zhang Tao congratulated His Excellency the Premier Al-Kadhimi for swearing-in as Prime Minister, and extended the Chinese Premier greetings, reaffirmed china aspiration to strengthen the relationship with Iraq. Ambassador Zhang Tao underscored China support to Iraq in the international affairs, in […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 30th January 2020). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD556 / $577 (+0.7% weekly change) (-15.6% YTD and -17.6% YTD change, respectively). The number of weekly traded shares was 2.4 bn and the weekly trading volume was IQD2.8 bn ($2.2 mn). Note: ISX will […]

KRG PM reiterates Commitment to Diverse Economy

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the High Council for Investment to discuss current economic situation and the need to further develop investment in the Kurdistan Region. In the meeting attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani and other cabinet members, Prime Minister Barzani stressed that the Kurdistan Regional Government […]

KRG "to Privatise Electricity Sector"

By John Lee. Kurdistan's Council of Ministers has reportedly approved a proposal from the KRG's Ministry of Electricity to privatize the Region's electricity sector. Ministry official Mohammed Ahmed told Rudaw on Wednesday: "The government and the people will both benefit from it as it will help reduce a significant amount of stolen electricity." More here. […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 15th May 2020). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD552 (+0.7%) / $573 (+0.7%) (weekly change) (-16.2% and -18.2% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC), along with the State Company for  Electrical & Electronic Industries (Al-Wazeriyah), has announced new investment opportunities in Iraq: We Announce about the two investment opportunities as below :- Manufacture, assemble the Air condition system Security seals, Measurement ruler. So for the companies which desire to contract visit […]

Iraq Stock Market Jumps 9%

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 7th May 2020). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD548 (+9.0%) / $569 (-+9.0%) (weekly change) (-16.8% and -18.8% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Market Review: "Lockdown Iraq and the Month of Sundays"

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: "Lockdown Iraq & the month of Sundays" Iraq, like other countries, went into full lockdown on March 16th that was only partially lifted […]

Know your Attorney!

Advertising Feature By Racha Haydar, Founding Partner, Rights and Honors. "It's a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness," Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Thriving on challenges, my journey initially started in Lebanon in 2013, with a big dream and a big vision at heart, soon my services extended to challenging business environments across the […]

Start-Ups in Iraq in the Post-Corona Age

Investment Horizons for Startups in the Post-Corona Age in Iraq and the MENA Region. Join us for a special online session on Tuesday 5th of May at 10 PM with KAPITA's Fund Manager Ali Al Suhail Sign up for the session in the link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdZmz3QKLGFpfUSY4TMhcUVQkqDa7394LMqRvXnmrbyvto1pw/viewform (Source: Kapita)