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Iraqis "keen to Invest" in Bangladesh

By John Lee. Some Iraqi business people are reportedly interested in investing in Bangladesh's pharmaceutical and leather sectors. According to The Daily Star, this could be either through joint ventures or on their own. The comments follow a visit by a six-strong delegation from the Sulaymaniya Chamber of Commerce & Industry to the Dhaka Chamber […]

Iraq-Bangladesh Trade grows Four-Fold

By John Lee. Trade between Iraq and Bangladesh has increases four-fold in the past two years, according to a statement from the Bangladeshi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Meanwhile, The Business Standard reports that about 80 percent of the dates in the Bangladeshi market come from Iraq, which has increased to about $26 million in the […]

Iraq may Import Crops from Bangladesh

By John Lee. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed between Bangladesh and Iraq to enhance cooperation in the agricultural sector. According to a statement from the Bangladeshi Ministry of Agriculture, the Charge d'Affairs at the Iraqi Embassy in Dhaka, Abdussalam Saddam Mohaisen, also expressed interest in importing mangoes, vegetables and potatoes from Bangladesh. […]

Influx of Foreign Workers stokes Discontent in Iraq

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Influx of foreign workers stokes discontent in Iraq Hundreds of thousands of foreign laborers, mostly from South Asian countries, have migrated to Iraq over the past decade to work in a variety of […]

Bangladeshi Company Exporting Compressors to Iraq

By John Lee. Bangladeshi-based electrical company Walton has reportedly started supplying refrigerator compressors to Iraq. According to United News of Bangladesh, Mohanad Al Darraji, Charges d'Affaires of the embassy of Iraq to Bangladesh, inaugurated the compressor export in a function at the company's offices on Tuesday. (Source: United News of Bangladesh)

Bangladesh Embassy to open Office in Erbil

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Abu Magsoud Forhad, Bangladesh's Ambassador to Iraq. Ambassador Forhad discussed his government’s intention to open in Erbil an office of his country’s Iraq embassy. Discussing the situation of the Bangladeshi nationals, resident in Iraq and Kurdistan Region, he said opening of embassy’s office in Erbil will facilitate […]

Iraq Bans Poultry Imports due to Avian Flu

By John Lee. Iraq has banned the importion of frozen and live poultry products from two dozen countries. According to a report from Reuters, Baghdad restricted poultry imports from France last month, following a reported outbreak of H5N1 bird flu. The ban now extends to Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Bhutan, China, Egypt, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, […]

Iraq to Recruit Doctors from Bangladesh

By John Lee. The Bangladeshi Minister for Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment, Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, has told Dhaka Tribune that the Iraqi Ministry of Health said it wants to recruit 100 anaesthetists. Recruitment will be done under an arrangement with private recruiting agencies, which the minister said would not charge high fees to the candidates […]

Weekly Security Update for 29th September 2011

Levels of violence rose in Iraq for the fourth week in a row last week, with a number of people killed and injured in nationwide attacks. Violence was concentrated in Baghdad, Mosul and the districts surrounding the capital. As warned in last week’s Security Update on Iraq Business News there were several attacks conducted against […]

Bangladesh to Export Manpower to Iraq

Bangladesh expects to export manpower to Iraq by the end of this year, according to its Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister, Khandkar Mosharraf Hossain. A Bangladeshi delegation recently visited Iraq at the invitation of Iraqi labour minister. "Within next two months, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) will be signed between Bangladesh and Iraq for […]