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Bids Invited for Old Iraqi Jets

Iraq wants to sell five decrepit Iraqi Airways planes stranded in Jordan since Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of Kuwait, BusinessWeek reported on Tuesday. Fearing strikes on Baghdad's airport, Saddam sent the planes to Jordan for protection when it became clear a U.S.-led coalition would attack Iraq to force it to relinquish Kuwait. Aqeel Hadi Kawthar, […]

Jordan Hoping to Triple Oil Imports from Iraq

Jordan is hoping to triple oil imports from neighbouring Iraq to help meet domestic demand, the Jordanian energy minister, Khalid Irani, has said. The country currently imports almost all of its energy needs, and has asked Iraq to increase supplies of crude transported by truck from the current level of 10,000 barrels a day to […]

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Iraq Exported 320,000 barrels of Oil to Jordan in August

Iraq exported around 320,000 barrels of oil to Jordan during August 2010, according to Aswat al-Iraq. “The transportation process by trucks is going very well,” a source told the news agency on Thursday. He referred to a high-level of coordination between Iraq and Jordan to facilitate the oil transportation process. (Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

Jordan’s Industry and Trade Minister Leads Delegation to Kurdistan

Jordan’s Minister for Industry and Trade, Amer al-Hadidi, led a business and investment delegation to the Kurdistan Region following the recent visit of President Masoud Barzani to Jordan. The delegation met President Barzani, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Barham Salih, and several ministers while participating in a joint business forum at Erbil Convention Centre. […]

Jordan-Iraq Trade Relations Not Living Up to Potential

Although Jordan could be Iraq's number one economic partner, this potential remains unfulfilled as the Kingdom's public and private sectors are not taking advantage of the "excellent ties" between the two countries, Iraqi Ambassador to Jordan, Saad Hayyani has said, according to a report in Jordan Times. He said that Jordan's extensive experience in the […]

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Arabs Are Top Investors in Kurdistan

Investors from Arab countries have led other foreign investors in the Kurdistan Region in the last two years with nearly $2.7 billion (3.2 trillion Iraqi dinars) of investment in various sectors of the Region’s economy, a senior official of the Kurdistan Investment Board (KIB) told AKnews. “Four Arab countries -- Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan […]

Iraq Sends Delegation to Amman to Develop Free Zone

"The Iraqi government has sent a delegation of economic experts to Amman to discuss development of the Free Zone between Iraq and Jordan," an adviser in the Iraqi government said on Tuesday. The team aims to develop economic relations between the two countries, especially in terms of trade, he said. "The relationship between Iraq and […]

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Maliki Urges Jordanians to Invest in Iraq

Iraq's Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, called on Jordanian investors and companies to take part in the reconstruction operations in the country, according to a statement from his office. “Al-Maliki received on Wednesday (July 7) the Jordanian Ambassador in Baghdad, Mohammad Taissiyer al-Musaada,” said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The statement quoted the […]

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