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Iraq Approves Russian Firm's Oil Development Plans

By John Lee. Russia's LUKoil and Japan's INPEX South Iraq Ltd have received approval from Iraqi state-owned Thi-Qar Oil Company (TOC) for "Declaration of Commerciality of Reserves and Outline Development Proposal" for the Eridu [Arido] oilfield located within Block 10 in Iraq. Following approval by TOC (also known as Dhi Qar Oil Company, DQOC), LUKoil […]

Japan wants to aid 'Weak' Iraqi Private Sector

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi economic capital engulfed in trash, suffers from dilapidated electricity Japan is keen to assist Iraq develop its "weak" private sector by cooperating with Iraqi and Kurdish companies, the Japanese ambassador to Iraq, Futoshi […]

"Favorable Environment" for Japanese Investments in Iraqi Kurdistan

President Nechirvan Barzani welcomes new Japanese Ambassador President Nechirvan Barzani received the incoming Japanese Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Futoshi Matsumoto, in Erbil on Wednesday. The meeting focused on the relations of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region with Japan, and ways to further strengthen bilateral ties. President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Ambassador Futoshi on assuming the office […]

UNESCO and Japan supporting Training in Mosul

UNESCO and Government of Japan sign agreement to support Technical Vocational Education and Training, and Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education for youth in Mosul, Ninewa UNESCO and Government of Japan signed an agreement in support of the project "Enhancing youth Employability and Resilience for Peace in Ninewa". Futoshi Matsumoto, Japan's Ambassador to Iraq and […]

Japan's Sumitomo seeks business in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The General Manager of Japan's Somitomo in Iraq, Mr Miyaki, met with the Minister of Municipalities and Tourism of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Sasan Auni, to discuss expanding coordination and joint projects in the Kurdistan Region. The meeting follows a previous visit by the Minister and a delegation to Japan where […]

Japan Funds Development of Basra Refinery

By John Lee. Iraq and Japan have signed a memorandum granting a Japanese loan for the Basra Refinery Development Project (Phase IV). The agreement was signed on Wednesday by Iraq's Minister of Finance, Taif Sami Mohammed, the Chargé d'Affaires of the Japanese Embassy in Baghdad, Masamoto Kenichi, and the Executive Director of JICA Iraq Office, […]

KRG PM receives JICA delegation

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has received a delegation from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), headed by the agency's Vice President Ando Naoki. Prime Minister Barzani thanked the Japanese government and JICA for assisting the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in the process of reforming and establishing a solid economic infrastructure in the Kurdistan Region […]

Iraqi Oil Minister pushes Development of Eridu Oil Field

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismail, has stressed the importance of developing the Eridu (Arido) oilfield in Block 10, which is in the Muthanna and Dhi Qar provinces. This came during a meeting with Lukoil's Vice President for Central Asia, Middle East, and North African affairs, Stepan Gorgi, and his […]

Sardar Al-Bebany honoured by the Government of Japan

IBBC Executive Committee Member Mr Sardar Al-Bebany is honoured with an award by the Government of Japan On August 21st 2022 Mr Sardar Bebany, Chairman of Sardar Group, was awarded the Certificate of Commendation by the Japanese Ambassador to Iraq. The awarding ceremony took place in Erbil in the presence of senior businessmen, representatives of […]

Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship for Public Health, COVID Recovery

Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon UNITAR Division for Prosperity invites young entrepreneurs in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon to apply to the Great Ideas Space 2022: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon. The programme aims to train entrepreneurs and MSMEs […]