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Iraq to Exploit Massive Natural Gas Reserves

Iraq Moves To Exploit Its Massive Natural Gas Reserves Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins says that despite Iraq's huge potential gas resources, it has made little progress on developing this potential either for associated or non-associated gas. But last week, a heads-of-agreement deal was announced with Total, to work jointly on four major projects […]

COVID-19: Iraqi Kurdistan reinstates Travel Ban

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Kurdistan reinstates travel ban Daily coronavirus cases are approaching historical highs in the autonomous part of northern Iraq as vaccination efforts proceed at a crawl. The Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq restricted […]

The Station partners with Zain Iraq

The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurship is announcing its strategic partnership with Iraq's leading telecommunications company, Zain Iraq. This cooperation was brought out of a pressing need for collective cooperation amongst stakeholders; a vision both parties mutually share. Zain's expertise across the Middle East working on youth development coupled with The Station's great access to a […]

UNDP and swisspeace Building a Peaceful Iraq

Building a peaceful Iraq: New MoU between UNDP Iraq and swisspeace signed A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq and swisspeace, to strengthen efforts for peacebuilding and social cohesion in Iraq. The MoU provides a framework for collaboration and secures a two-year partnership between UNDP Iraq […]

Market Review: "Market Extends the Rally"

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Market Review: "Market Extends the Rally" The market, as measured by the Rabee Securities RSISX USD Index, after February's explosive rally of 25.7%, took a […]

UAE announces $3bn Investment in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced a $3-billion investment in Iraq, with the aims of strengthening economic and investment relations, creating new opportunities for cooperation and partnership and advancing developmental growth to support the Iraqi people. The initiative was announced following Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi's official visit to the UAE […]

Agricultural Value Chain Study in Iraq

New FAO and WFP study reveals opportunities to strengthen food value chains in Iraq The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iraq (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) released today 'Agricultural value chain study in Iraq: Dates, Grapes, Tomatoes and Wheat.' This important review covering 2019-20 was conducted with […]

Iraq Oil Exports slightly Down in March

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for March of 91,311,929 barrels, giving an average for the month of 2.946 million barrels per day (bpd), down slightly from the 2.960 million bpd exported in February. These exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to approximately 88,240,184 barrels, […]

Will Kadhimi deliver Gulf Investment to Iraq?

By Mustafa Saadoon, for Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will Kadhimi deliver Gulf investment to Iraq? Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has paid his first official visit to Saudi Arabia as he continues his efforts to further cooperation with Iraq's […]

Protesters Block Entrances to Oil Facilities

By John Lee. Protesters have reportedly blocked the entrances to the Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC), Dhi Qar Refinery, and the Oil Products Distribution Company. According to Anadolu Agency, they were protesting the passing of the 2021 budget by the Iraqi parliament, which did not meet their expectations regarding guaranteed employment. More here. (Source: Anadolu […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 1st April 2021). Note: ISC announced on Mar. 25 that trading hours in ISX will be increased on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. starting from Apr. 5, 2021 to attract more investors and encourage increasing the trading activity. Please […]