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"We want More British Companies in Kurdistan", KRG President

The Kurdish Regional Government’s President Masoud Barzani has been telling a delegation of Iraq Britain Business Council members the door to trade with the Kurdish region was wide open. He said: "I hope that as companies you will support us at this critical time in the development of Kurdistan. "There are British businesses here already […]

Where’s Vince ...

By Gavin Jones, Director of Iraq Business News, and Partner at consultancy firm Upper Quartile. This article was originally published on the Emerging Economics blog. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. We are seeing an unprecedented level of interest in Iraq from […]

Baroness Nicholson Apologises for British Visa System

Baroness Emma Nicholson, Executive Chairman of the Iraq-British Business Council (IBBC), has apologised for the complexity and inefficiency of the British visa system. Addressing the opening of the Iraq Mining 2011 conference in London, the Baroness described the visa system as an inhibitor rather than a facilitator of business interests. Several Iraqi delegates to the […]

British Trade Delegation Visits Erbil

The President of the Kurdistan Chamber of Commerce announced the arrival of the British trade delegation headed by the President of the British Business Council in Iraq, to strengthen ties between Kurdistan and Britain. Dara Jalil Khayat told AKnews that the purpose of the visit is to develop business relations between Britain and Kurdistan “in […]

Basra Investment Boss to Speak at Iraq Mega Projects 2010

Basrah is central to the biggest oil and gas projects that will be taking part in Iraq over years to come and in order for contracts to go ahead, approval and consent is needed from the local authorities for projects to commence. Iraq Mega Projects 2010 Conference & Exhibition, taking place in Istanbul, Turkey, on […]