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US Consul General supporting American Brands in Kurdistan

By John Lee. US Consul General Robert Waller has met with Ahmed Qadir [Ahmad Kadir Ismail Al Majidi], Chairman of HewaHolding, which owns the Fatburger and The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf franchises in Erbil. While visiting Erbil's Majidi Mall, they discussed the company's future plans to expand and bring other American brands to the […]

Baghdad Firm to Guard UNMAS Office

By John Lee. Baghdad-based Al Sajer For Guarding And Security Services has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the provision of security guard services for the UNMAS office in Baghdad. The contract is valued at $108,414. (Source: UNGM)

Iraq's Switch enters Strategic Partnership with ZoodMall

By John Lee. Iraqi financial services company Switch has reportedly entered a strategic partnership with shopping app and cross-border e-commerce marketplace ZoodMall. According to Startup MGZN, all Switch cardholders, subject to approvals, will have instant access to three types of "buy-now-pay-later" solutions on ZoodMall's mobile-only shopping app. (Source: Startup MGZN)

German Firm "the Only Certification Body" for Imports into Iraq

By John Lee. Germany's TÜV Rheinland has said it has been named as the only certification body for Iraq's new "Certificate of Registration (CoR)" procedure. In a statement, the company said all manufacturers and suppliers who export goods to Iraq will in future require a registration certificate, which was issued in accordance with the new […]

German Firm wins Contract to Digitise KRG Public Services

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has presided over the contract signing ceremony between the Ministry of Interior and Germany's Mühlbauer Group to digitalize key public services. During the ceremony, the Prime Minister said that the KRG has no choice but to move forward with technological advancements, recalling the cabinet's agenda on digitalization and commitment to […]

Amarinth delivers $650k Pumps to Garraf Oilfield

UK-based pump company Amarinth has delivered four API 610 VS4 vertical pumps with Plan 53B seal support systems for the Oil Train 5 Project at Garraf oilfield. Located at the northwest of Al-Refaei, approximately 85 kilometers north of the City of Nasiriya, half way between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the southeast of Iraq, […]

iGrafx and ProServ support National Bank of Iraq

By John Lee. iGrafx, a provider of business process management solutions, has announced that it has implemented Iraq's first Enterprise Business Process Management (EBPM) solution with the National Bank of Iraq (NBI). The National Bank of Iraq was founded in 1995 as a publicly traded private company providing comprehensive banking services for individuals and companies […]

Miswag Closes Second Round of Investment

Miswag, Iraq's leading e-commerce platform, today announced the successful closing of its second round of seed funding. Coordinated by Iraq Tech Ventures and led by Euphrates Iraq Fund and Shwan Ibrahim Taha, Chairman of Rabee Securities, this round was funded by the same consortium of institutional and individual investors from the Middle East and United […]

IBBC announces SME Award in memory of Rasmi al Jabri

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): IBBC holds dual dinner in London and Baghdad to celebrate the life of Rasmi AL Jabri and establish an award in his name On Thursday, 14th October, IBBC hosted a single reception and dinner in memory of Engineer Rasmi Al Jabri, our late Deputy Chairman and Founding Member […]

New Food Delivery App to enter Iraq

By John Lee. Kuwait-based food and grocery delivery app Talabat has announced the expansion of its services into Iraq. The app, which operates in eight markets throughout the MENA region, will initially launch operations in Erbil in early 2021, before expanding into Federal Iraq in 2021. Founded in Kuwait in 2004, talabat continues to revolutionise […]

Caterpillar to take over Weir Oil and Gas

By John Lee. Scottish engineering company Weir Group has announced the sale of its Oil & Gas division to US-based Caterpillar Inc. The all-cash sale gives its Texas-based division an enterprise value of US$405m (£314m), subject to customary working capital and debt-like adjustments at closing. The move is part of Weir's strategy to become a […]