Archive | Investment

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

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 6th February 2020). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD612 (-2.5%) / $652 (-2.5%) (weekly change) (-7.0% and -7.0% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Duhok to Establish First Solar Energy Park

Duhok will soon have its first solar energy park in a major step towards becoming a low-carbon governorate, setting an example on sustainable renewable energy to follow in Iraq. On 04 February 2020, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a letter of agreement with the Governorate of Duhok to establish a pilot solar park […]

Market Review: “A Tale of Two Markets”

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. The year for Iraq, and its equity market, started with two momentous events that raised the feared spectre of a US-Iran proxy war fought in […]

Iraq 2020 – Discovering Business

Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you a major new guide to business in Iraq. Published by Allurentis, in association with Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC), Iraq 2020 – Discovering Business contains a wealth of case studies, commentary and data; it’s 68 pages of essential reading for everyone with an interest in the redevelopment […]

More New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Erection a new factory for production of Chorine /Caustic Soda – State Company for Petrochemical Industries Production of tractors, State Company for manufacture of cars and equipment Production of power transmission towers, State Company for Automotive Industry (SCAI) (Source: National Investment Commission)

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 30th January 2020). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD628 (+0.5%) / $668 (+0.8%) (weekly change) (-4.7% and -4.7% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Tabaqchali: US Sanctions and the Illusion of Power

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund. This article was originally published by the LSE Middle East Centre. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Demands for the expulsion of US troops following the killing of Iranian general Qassem […]

IBBC Council meeting, Sector Tables and Members’ Dinner

IBBC hold Council Meeting, Sector roundtables, Reception & Dinner for Members on 28 and 29 January The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held its Council Meeting, Dinner & Reception for IBBC Members and distinguished guests on 28 January. The Council Meeting, hosted by Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, President of IBBC and the Prime Minister’s Trade […]

Iraq “Well Positioned” to Service its Debts

By John Lee. Iraq is well positioned to service its debt obligations, according to an article in Australia’s Investor Daily. Responding to the question “what’s your view on bonds issued by Iraq’s government?“, Mark Baker writes: “Iraq is a net external creditor, meaning its external assets are greater than its external liabilities. That means the […]

Investment Opportunity: Hunting-Rifle Cartridges

The State Company for Military Industries (SCMI), under the authority of Ministry of Industry and Minerals, has invited investors to participate in the following investment opportunity: Transfer of Technology (TOT) and lndustry for hunting-rifle cartridges (Ga 12,16,20). Interested companies can obtain all the documents and tender conditions from the commercial department in the head office […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 23rd January 2020). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD625 (-4.4%) / $663 (-4.4%) (weekly change) (-5.2% and -5.4% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]