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Recommendations from Iraq Finance 2012

Iraq Finance 2012: Welcomes the on-going reforms and restructuring of state-owned banks and turning them into independently capitalised corporations and urges a strong commitment to the operational independence of state-owned banks. Welcomes the removal of restrictions on government and government related entities in their dealings with private banks. Urges the reduction of delays in the […]

Iraq Allocates $275bn to New Projects

By Padraig O'Hannelly. Iraq's Planning Minister, Ali al-Shukri (pictured), has said the country has earmarked between $250 billion and $275 billion for infrastructural development projects over the next five years. At the Iraq Finance 2012 conference in London the minister called for foreign companies to invest in all sectors of the Iraqi economy, including construction, […]

Positive Messages from London Conference

By Padraig O'Hannelly. This week in London, Iraq Business News was delighted to be Gold Media Partner at Symexco's Iraq Finance 2012 conference, attended by wide range of public officials and senior executives from the financial sector. The following sound-bites will give you a small taste of the mood of the event: "The opportunities in […]

UK to Open Visa Office in Baghdad; Strengthen Ties

By Padraig O'Hannelly. In his keynote address to the Iraq Finance 2012 conference in London, the UK's Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint (pictured), announced that the British and Iraqi governments had taken practical steps to improve the working relationship between the two countries. Refering to last week's visit to […]

Iraqi PM Endorses Iraq Finance 2012

Message received from the Prime Minister's Office With respect to your letter to Dr. Hamid Khalaf Ahmad, head of the Prime Minister's Office, and your invitation to the Prime Minister to attend the International Conference and Exhibition on Banking, Finance, and Investment in Iraq, we would like to inform you that His Excellency the Prime […]

Iraq Finance 2012 - Agenda Launched

On 18-19 September 2012 in the City of London, a high-level Iraqi delegation of Ministers, Deputies, and senior decision-makers will get together with their counterparts from international banks and financial institutions to collaborate to rebuild Iraq's financial sector. Huge opportunities will be on offer for the financing of major infrastructure and energy projects. PPP mechanisms […]

Iraq Business News is Gold Media Partner for Iraq Finance 2012

Iraq Finance 2012 is the first major international conference and exhibition on banking and financial institutions in Iraq, and Iraq Business News is delighted to be Gold Media Partner for the event. This landmark event is supported by all senior decision-makers in banking / finance and is aimed at regenerating Iraq's financial sector, both public […]