Wool Exported to Iran

Local wool has been exported to Iran through the Abu Falous Port in Basra province, the public relations and media director at the State Company for Iraqi Ports said on Sunday. “The Iranian ship Rahmat has landed at Abu Falous Port to transport Iraqi wool to Iran,” Anmar al-Safit told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. ( […]

Iraq to Build 1 Million Housing Units

The government has decided to build 1 million new housing units as part of its 2010-2014 development plan, government spokesman Ali al-Dabagh said. Dabagh said the government hoped the project will ease the current housing crisis when completed. He said flats will be sold to the public at affordable prices and in easy-to-pay installments. He […]

Asiacell to Change Currency

As part of its ongoing commitment to the development of the Iraqi economy, and its aim to advance the financial situation in Iraq, Asiacell, the largest private Iraqi company, has announced plans to change the currency it uses from US dollars (USD) to the Iraqi dinar (IQD). Asiacell’s decision to implement this currency switch is […]

Ban on Potato Seed Imports

Iraq’s Ministry of Agriculture has banned the import of potato seeds and called for people to rely on local products. Potatoes will be subject to examination by an an ad hoc ministerial committee, according to a Ministry release on Sunday. “The decision was taken after an important meeting held by the Under Secretary of Agriculture […]