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Erbil Stock Exchange Opens for Business

AK News reports that the Erbil Stock Exchange has opened for business. "The Kurdistan regional government (KRG) has continually strived to create an environment for the local businessmen and traders to have shares in the local companies of Kurdistan," the secretary of the high economic council of KRG, Izzat Mullah said. Erbil stock market is […]

Iraq Launches Five-year Plan for Economic Development

China's Xinhua News Agency is so far the only source to report on Iraq's new five-year National Development Plan (NDP), announced on Sunday. The plan targets annual economic growth of 9.4 percent and attempts to cut unemployment. The country's 2010-2014 NDP was announced in a televised event in Baghdad attended by top Iraqi officials, including […]

Are there really people in 112 countries waiting to hear from you?

Is your business in Iraq or going to Iraq or just thinking about it? Either way our community of subscribers and readers in 112 countries will almost certainly contain people who could become customers or influence buying decisions. Some of them may already be customers. Either way, telling them about your business, keeping your name […]

ISX enters period of suspended animation

Over the last three months, stocks accounting for over half the turnover on the Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) in the first quarter of this year have been suspended from trading.  (See chart.  Trading values for the quarter were computed from statistics available in the Rabee Securities Weekly Bulletin, online at  Of the first quarter’s […]

9 New Investment Projects in Najaf

The Najaf Investment Commission has approved nine new investment projects at a total cost of $38 million (more than 45 billion dinars), raising the number of investment projects in the province to 65, head of the commission said on Wednesday. “The NIC gave nine new investment licenses in the health, entertainment, commercial and educational fields […]


$100bn in Investment Permits in Baghdad

Eighty investment permits have been granted to execute projects in Baghdad at a total cost of more than $100 billion. “The permits were granted in coordination between the Baghdad Mayoralty, Baghdad Investment Commission, and the National Investment Commission,” the Baghdad mayoralty said in a press release on Monday, as received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. […]