From the Al-Bayan Center for Planning and Studies. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Chinese ambassador writes for Al Bayan: Belt and Road Initiative and China-Iraq relations Cui Wei-ambassador of the Republic of China to Baghdad: In this past period since my […]
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Iraqi PM calls for Closer Ties with China
By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi PM calls for closer ties with China During the Arab-China Summit in Riyadh, Muhammad Shia al-Sudani expressed Iraq's willingness to join the Belt and Road Initiative and expand ties and […]
How Iraq became Top Link in China's Strategy
By Ksenia Svetlova, for The Jerusalem Post. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. How Iraq became the top link in China's belt and road strategy Almost 20 years after the war in Iraq began, billions of Chinese yuan are being invested […]
Iraq was Largest Beneficiary of China's Belt & Road in 2021
By John Lee. Iraq was the largest beneficiary from China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2021, according to a study by the Green Finance & Development Center, at Shanghai's Fudan University. It says the country with the highest construction volume was Iraq, with about $10.5 billion, followed by Serbia (about $6.8 billion) and Indonesia […]
China "Tightens its Grip on Iraq" with 3 Major Oil Deals
Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins says that China has continued to press home the geopolitical advantage given to it in Iraq following the official end of the U.S.'s 'combat mission' in the country with the conclusion of three huge deals, all focused on the oil sector. Click here to read the full article.
Border Crossings, Roads, and Regional Politics in Iraq
By Harith Hasan, for Carnegie Middle East Center. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Border Crossings, Roads, and Regional Politics in Iraq Border crossings and cross-border connections have become essential components in the growing regional contest for influence in Iraq. Click […]
China-US Rivalry playing out in Iraq
Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins says Iraq is playing the United States and China off against each other in the awarding of contracts for infrastructural development and oil sales. Click here to read the full story.
China acquires Stake in Umm Qasr Terminal
By John Lee. French container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM, has announced the first closing of its agreement with China Merchants Port (CMP), with the sale of its stakes in eight port terminals to Terminal Link. Among the facilities involved is the Umm Qasr Terminal in Iraq. The Terminal Link joint venture was created […]