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Hanwha "Cautious" about resuming Bismayah Project

By John Lee. South Korea's Hanwha Group is reported to be "cautious" about resuming the construction at the giant Bismayah New City housing project, southeast of Baghdad. The Korea Times quotes an official at the company as saying that if the Iraqi government completes payment of the money owed to Hanwha, the company, "may resume […]

Hanwha "Abandons" $10bn Bismayah Project

By John Lee. South Korea's Hanwha Engineering & Construction has reportedly abandoned construction at the giant Bismayah New City housing project near Baghdad. According to Korea Economic Daily, the decision was made having failed to receive payments for years from the Iraqi government. It says the company expects losses of up to $581 million if […]

Iraq struggles to overcome Housing crisis

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq struggles to overcome housing crisis According to Abdul-Zahra Al-Hindawi, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Planning, the country needs 2.5M additional housing units. The full report can be viewed here (registration required).

NIC appoints Firms to Investigate Bismaya Housing Project

By John Lee. The Chairwoman of the National Investment Commission (NIC), Suha Daoud Najjar, has received approval from Iraq's Council of Ministers to hire an international law and an international auditing firm to investigate previous contracts at the Bismaya Residential City. According to a statement from the NIC, the firms will "propose a financial model, […]