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Will Boycott of Iranian Goods help or harm Iraq?

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will a boycott of Iranian goods help or harm Iraq's economy? Iraq has a robust trading relationship with Iran that was worth $12 billion in 2020. The two countries have plans to increase […]

Nechirvan Barzani elected President of KRI, amid Boycott

By John Lee. Kurdistan's regional parliament has reportedly elected Nechirvan Barzani (pictured) as president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) had been serving as prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The vote was boycotted by the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) -- the region’s […]

PM calls to end Boycott of Saudi Products

By John Lee. Newly-appointed prime minister Haidar al-Abadi has called for an end to the boycott by a number of governorates of products from neighbouring countries, including Saudi Arabia. He urged those provinces to instead develop their economies through regional cooperation, particularly with neighbouring states. A number of provincial councils, including Baghdad, Basra and Najaf, […]