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, […]
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Iraq Business News brings you the latest news of investments in Iraq, highlighting the many opportunities that exist.
Hundreds of Turkish Firms Invest in Iraqi Kurdistan
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 […]
UAE Companies Consider $70b in Investments in Iraq
Dubai UAE developers and companies are considering investments worth $70 billion (Dh257 billion) throughout Iraq, according to a top Iraqi official.
The Largest Private Equity MENA Deal of the Year to Close in Iraq
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.
Kurdistan Full of Promising Investment Opportunities
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 […]
Transport Minister Meets U.S. Delegation
Iraq’s Transport Minister Amer Abduljabbar received on Thursday a delegation from the U.S. embassy, with whom he discussed fostering air traffic.
Young Real Estate Entrepreneurs Link US and Iraq
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.
Iraqi Ambassadors Asked to Attract Investors
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 […]