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

Guide to Iraq's Property Compensation Guidelines

Iraq has experienced a massive wave of displacement over the last four years that has caused an intricate housing, land and property situation. During the recent conflict, many Iraqi citizens have had their property rights violated, such as having lost possession of their property or have had their property damaged or destroyed by different actors. […]

Market Review: "Iraq, Oil Prices and the Coronavirus"

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 herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers" -- Edgar Fielder The crash in oil prices, brought on by the oil price […]

Investment Opportunity: Free Zones

By John Lee. Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC), in coordination with the General Committee for Free Zones, has announced the following investment opportunities: The expansional area in Khor Al- Zubair on the land lot No. (13/8 M 44 Hila and 1/3, 2/2, 1/3 M 20 Shaawan) with total area of (20,364,200 M²) that is overlooking […]

IFC Invests in Hospital in Erbil

By John Lee. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing over $26 million in a new 161-bed hospital in Erbil in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The facility will increase the availability of quality healthcare services and help address gaps in the country's healthcare infrastructure. The $92 million Seema Hospital project is […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 12th March 2020). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD612 (-5.7%) / $654 (-6.5%) (weekly change) (-12.7% and -12.7% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

More New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: High voltage motors factory, Al-Zawraa State Company Production of polymer joints, Al-Zawraa State Company Ceiling fans factory, Diala State Company Iron ore milling, State Company for Automotive and Equipment Industrygs, State Company for Iron and Steel (SCIS) (Source: National Investment Commission)

Market Review: "Foreigners Sell, Locals Buy"

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. By February's end the market, as measured by the Rabee Securities RSISX USD Index (RSISUSD), was down -3.7%.  The month saw a continuation of the […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 5th March 2020). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD610 (+1.7%) / $654 (+1.7%) (weekly change) (-7.4% and -6.7% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

More New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Production of Gas Masks, State Company for Military Industries Technology Transfer for manufacturing artillery rockets, State Company for Military Industries Body Building Factory, State Company for Automotive and Equipment Industry After-sales services workshop, State Company for Automotive and Equipment Industry Production […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 27th February 2020). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD600 (+0.5%) / $6439 (+0.1%) (weekly change) (9.0% and -8.2% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]