Tag Archives | KRG

$250m Wheat Marketing Center Opened in Erbil

By John Lee. The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has opened a new wheat marketing center in Erbil, a year after announcing the project. In a statement on Twitter, Masrour Barzani said: "In less than a year, we are back to inaugurate the $250-million wheat marketing project in Erbil. A great new […]

KRG "Bans Tomato Imports from rest of Iraq"

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan's unemployed youth blame the government The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has banned imports of tomatoes from Iraq, following protest from farmers because of the low price of their fruit. Click here to read […]

KRG approves Agricultural Projects Oversight Bill

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government's Council of Ministers approved on Wednesday the Agricultural Projects Oversight Bill. According to a statement from the KRG, the bill will play a significant role in creating new jobs for recent graduates, notably from agricultural colleges and institutes. (Source: KRG)

KRG to tackle Cost of Bread

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government has said it is working on addressing the rising costs of bread and other basic commodities. In a statement, it said that the relevant ministries and administrative authorities will aim to assist bakeries in the near term, and address the reliance on imported flour in the long term […]

Shares in Genel Energy fall as KRG to Terminate Contracts

By John Lee. Shares in Genel Energy fell more than 15 percent in mid-morning trading after the company announced that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) intends to terminate its contracts at Bina Bawi and Miran. In a statement, the company said: "Genel has received notice from the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Kurdistan Regional […]

Kurdistan's Unemployed Youth Blame Govt

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan's unemployed youth blame the government Jobless youth in the Kurdistan Region blame the government for their situation as unemployment and poverty have increased under an economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic. Click here […]

Family "Power Grab" raises Fears of Intra-Kurdish Violence

By Amberin Zaman for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Family power grab in Iraqi Kurdistan raises fears of intra-Kurdish violence Talabanis strip their cousin of all powers amid a power struggle in the Kurdistan Regional Government's Patriotic Union […]