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Iraq to Relax Import Restrictions on Fertiliser

By John Lee. Iraq's Council of Ministers has approved the following recommendations for importing urea and DAP (di-ammonium phosphate) fertilizers: Cancel import licenses for urea and DAP fertilizers. Allow private and mixed-sector companies, licensed agricultural offices, and the General Union of Agricultural Associations to import urea and DAP fertilizers without an import license. Allow entry […]

PM pushes for Replacement of Fertiliser Imports

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mohamed Shia Al-Sudani visited the National Investment Commission (NIC) on Monday to meet officials and be briefed on its activities, progress, and challenges. He cited a lack of investment vision as one of the major obstacles to developing investment. Al-Sudani also directed the NIC to follow up the state's import […]

Iraqi Cabinet authorises more Fertiliser Purchases

By John Lee. The Iraqi government has authorized the Minister of Agriculture to purchase 60,000 tons of DAP (di-ammonium phosphate) fertilizer, at a price not exceeding 1,550,000 dinars per ton, an additional quantity previously contracted at 90,000 tons, from the Ministry of Industry. It describes this as being an exception to the stipulated contracting methods. […]

UK Firm opens new Fertiliser Plant in Basra

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Industry and Minerals, Mr. Manhal Aziz Al-Khabbaz, has officially opened a new fertiliser factory in Basra governorate. The plant, with a capacity of 1,500 tonnes per day, is a partnership between the State Company for Southern Fertilizers, and the  UK-based AAA Holding Group. The opening ceremony was attended by […]

Brazil eyes Business Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The Brazilian Ambassador to Iraq has said that there are promising opportunities to enhance relations and economic development between the two countries. Pointing out that Brazil imports 80 percent of its fertilizer needs, Luis Evaldo Santos (pictured) told Al-Sabaah that Iraq can supply this commodity to Brazil, especially with its large stocks […]

UNDP and JICA partner for Socio-Economic Development in Iraq

UNDP Iraq and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed a renewed partnership agreement to monitor and support acceleration of the implementation of socio-economic infrastructure projects in Iraq. The projects are implemented by the Government of Iraq (GoI) with loan assistance from JICA with the aim of improving the economic recovery and living conditions […]

Fertilizer Price affecting Kurdistan Wheat Production

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Fertilizer price hikes affecting Kurdistan Region wheat production: farmers  An increase in fertilizer prices has affected wheat production in the Kurdistan Region, farmers told Rudaw on Wednesday. This comes a month after the government […]