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Four Ideas to Improve the Business Climate in Iraq

Two business people with considerable experience in Iraq have shared their thoughts on how the Iraqi government could help to improve the climate for business in the country. Responding to a question from Iraq Business News (IBN) at the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)'s Tech Forum in Dubai earlier today, Laura Khudairi, of Iraq Venture […]

KRG Streamlines Company Registration Process

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has streamlined the registration of companies in Iraqi Kurdistan. Balend Mohammed, Director General of the Registry of Companies, said that while it previously took many months to register business names, it must now be completed within 24 hours, or else "the relevant parties will be prosecuted." He […]

KRG to Prioritise Private Enterprise

By Padraig O'Hannelly. A major conference has heard that Iraqi Kurdistan will prioritise a shift towards private enterprise and a more efficient public sector. In his keynote speech to CWC/GFEn's┬áKurdistan Iraq Economic Forum (KIEF) conference, held online, Kurdistan's Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani (pictured), said: "We must create an environment to let the private sector […]

Number of Foreign Companies in Kurdistan Up 55%

According to a report from AKNews, 1,602 foreign companies have branches in Iraqi Kurdistan. The latest figures from the Kurdistan Company Registration Directorate show that 18 months ago there were 1027 foreign companies operating in the region, meaning there has been an increase of 55 per cent. There are also 10,100 local companies working side […]