Archive | Investment

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

KRG discusses Land Ownership, Service Contracts

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani chaired a video conference meeting on Tuesday on notarisation of lands and residential housing projects. In the meeting attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani and other cabinet ministers, Prime Minister Barzani spoke about separating land plots allocated for projects in a bid to resolve the issue of lands granted to […]

New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Diwaniah Airport, Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) Fuel Station in Bismayah City, NIC Construction of an Exemplary Security Forces city, NIC (Source: National Investment Commission)

Tabaqchali: Making Space for the Private Sector

The Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) has published an interview with Dr Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund; it is re-published with permission by Iraq Business News: In the latest instalment in our series on sustainable job creation in Iraq, we spoke to Ahmed Tabaqchali, visiting fellow at the American University of […]

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. […]