The sovereign debt crisis in Europe could be bad news for the Iraqi economy if it leads to a sustained bear market in oil. But a more likely outcome is that the crisis will cause central banks to continue their ultra-loose monetary policy, thereby benefiting Iraq by keeping oil prices high. Our new expert Blogger, […]
Iraq Business News brings you the latest news of investments in Iraq, highlighting the many opportunities that exist.
Hundreds of Turkish firms have flocked to the semi-independent Kurdish enclave in northern Iraq, benefiting from a newly issued law easing curbs on foreign investments. Latest figures by the Kurdistan Investment Commission show that more than half of the foreign firms in the enclave are Turkish. In a statement, the commission said there were 620 […]
Dubai UAE developers and companies are considering investments worth $70 billion (Dh257 billion) throughout Iraq, according to a top Iraqi official.
MerchantBridge, a direct investment and private equity company focused on Middle East investments, has now invested and managed in excess of US$1.5 billion in debt and equity in Iraq.
According to a report from Aswat Al Iraq, Emirati businessmen said that there are promising investment opportunities in Kurdistan region, mainly in tourism, real estate, oil and agriculture sectors. A total of 41 Emirati businessmen and economic figures took part in the trade forum held in Erbil, with the participation of Prime Minister of Kurdistan […]
Iraq’s Transport Minister Amer Abduljabbar received on Thursday a delegation from the U.S. embassy, with whom he discussed fostering air traffic.
In a high-rise apartment building in Minnesota's capital city, two 23-year-old men check on a couple dozen properties they've listed for sale in Iraq - Half a world away, their colleague, also 23, is already on the move in Baghdad: Showing houses and appraising properties as he navigates around concrete blast walls and police checkpoints.
The Iraqi Finance Minister, Baqer al-Zubaidi, urged Iraq's ambassadors to make efforts to attract investments to Iraq, according to a ministerial statement. “Al-Zubaidi received on Wednesday (May 12) Iraq's ambassadors to Germany, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Kuwait , Japan and Norway,” said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The minister called on the […]