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Egyptian Firms Claim Under Iraq Oil-for-Food Program

Egyptian private- and public-sector officials have criticized the Foreign Ministry's seeming disregard for demands by the Trade Ministry’s Trade Representation Agency for US$1.1billion in compensation to be paid out to Egyptian companies and workers in Iraq as part of the UN's longstanding Oil-for-Food Program, according to a report in Al-Masry Al-Youm. Egyptian companies operating in […]

Egyptian Trade Delegation in Iraqi Kurdistan

The Kurdistan Cabinet advisor for international relations, said Jihan Rashid Snedi, announced on Sunday that an Egyptian trade delegation will visit the Kurdistan Region. "The Egyptian trade delegation plans to talk with the chief of Kurdistan Chamber of Commerce about reconstruction, investment, business, technology, agriculture and higher education during its stay in Kurdistan," Snedi noted. […]

Arabs Are Top Investors in Kurdistan

Investors from Arab countries have led other foreign investors in the Kurdistan Region in the last two years with nearly $2.7 billion (3.2 trillion Iraqi dinars) of investment in various sectors of the Region’s economy, a senior official of the Kurdistan Investment Board (KIB) told AKnews. “Four Arab countries -- Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan […]

Egypt and Iraqi Kurdistan Discuss Economic Cooperation

Egypt's Prime Minister, Ahmadi Nazi,f met with visiting President of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, Massoud Barzani, on Monday [5 July] tp discuss economic and trade cooperation. Nazif asserted Egypt's support for the political process in Iraq and efforts to form an Iraqi government as soon as possible to achieve unity and stability in the […]

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Egypt's Orascom Wants to Invest in Karbala

The Egyptian firm, Orascom, is ready to invest in the housing sector in Karbala, the company’s representative said on Wednesday. “Our company can construct more than 10 housing units in Karbala,” the representative told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He noted that a similar project was finalized in Egypt in eighteen months. (Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

Talabani Stresses Economic Relations with Egypt

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani called for an  expansion of economic relations with Egypt, and using the experience of Egyptian firms in the rebuilding process of Iraq. “It is important to have a strategic alliance with Egypt within all fields,” an Iraqi presidential release quoted Talabani. He noted that the rebuilding of Iraq is a key-issue […]