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

Iraqi PM orders Cancellation of Overdue Projects

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi visited the head office of the National Investment Commission (NIC) on Wednesday and was briefed on the progress and obstacles facing investment in Iraq. According to a statement following the visit, the PM directed the cancellation of all licenses for investment projects whose completion rate is between 0 […]

UK Removes Iraq from List of "High-Risk Third Countries"

By John Lee. The United Kingdom has removed Iraq from the list of high-risk third countries for the purposes of money laundering legislation. The new listing -- "Schedule 3ZA" -- does not include Iraq.  This schedule replaces the list in Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1675 of 14th July 2016 by identifying high-risk third countries with […]

IBBC Webinar: Causes and Cures for Iraqi Corruption

Corruption Worse Than ISIS: Causes and Cures for Iraqi Corruption The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is delighted to invite you to the public launch of Professor Frank Gunter's new paper on corruption in Iraq on Monday 26th of April from 1pm - 2pm BST. Following the presentation of the paper there will be comments from […]

Alsaree3 Closes Second Round of Investment

Alsaree3, Iraq's Popular Food Delivery App, and Al Zajel, E-logistics Company, Close Second Round of Investment Alsaree3 Group, consisting of Alsaree3 (food-delivery) and Al Zajel Express (last-mile delivery services), closed a 7-figure bridge round in late March 2021. Coordinated by Iraq Tech Ventures and Innovest ME, the round included prominent Iraqi investors such as Euphrates […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 15th April 2021). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. According to ISX's official letter, during the month Ramadan, official working hours will be from 8:00 am till 2:00 pm. Trading sessions will be as […]

French Development Agency considers branch in Iraq

By John Lee. The Agence Française de Développement (AFD) has reportedly said it is interested in setting up a branch in Iraq. According to Shafaq, a delegation from the French development agency made the comment during a meeting with the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI), Mustafa Ghaleb Mukhif. The AFD's websites says […]

Invitation to IBBC Members' Introduction Webinar

Dar Al Handasah has provided consultancy services to more than 950 clients in 60 countries, and has handled projects involving a total investment cost of over US$ 300 billion. Through these projects, we participate actively in the development of our societies. With a permanent staff of 9,850 and over 4,000 successfully completed projects, DAR has in-house […]

Mosul Properties being Snapped Up

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Mosul old city properties rapidly being bought up: residents Locals in Mosul say people from Iraq's southern provinces are buying up historical houses and property in the war-devastated old city at an alarming rate. […]

Iraq Stock Market Up 7% on the Week

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 8th April 2021). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD969 (+7.4%) / $855 (+6.7%) (weekly change) (+33.6% and +29.0% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Market Review: "Market Extends the Rally"

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. Market Review: "Market Extends the Rally" The market, as measured by the Rabee Securities RSISX USD Index, after February's explosive rally of 25.7%, took a […]

UAE announces $3bn Investment in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced a $3-billion investment in Iraq, with the aims of strengthening economic and investment relations, creating new opportunities for cooperation and partnership and advancing developmental growth to support the Iraqi people. The initiative was announced following Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi's official visit to the UAE […]