Tag Archives | mn

US gives another $18m in Aid to Iraq

By John Lee. At the Third Brussels Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” on Thursday, the United States announced more than $397 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Syria as part of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan for 2019-2020. According to a State Department announcement, more than […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 14th March 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD604 (+1.6%) / $651 (+1.6%) (weekly change) (-8.4% YTD change). The number of weekly traded shares was 27.5 […]

Jordan, Iraq start studies to Create New Free-Zone

By John Lee. Jordan and Iraq have reportedly started studies to create a joint free industrial zone on their shared border. A Jordanian government official told Xinhua that an Iraqi delegation visited Jordan this week to check the capacity of factories that will benefit from a decision by Iraq to exempt commodities -- including plastics, […]

Iraq Bans Boeing 737 MAX from its Airspace

By John Lee. The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has announced that it has banned all Boeing 737 MAX planes from its airspace. The move follows the crash of a 737 MAX in Ethiopia on Sunday, which killed 157 people, and another disaster involving that model of aircraft in Indonesia five months ago, which killed […]

New National Data Platform for Reconstruction and Development

Iraq's Ministry of Planning and the Council of Ministers Secretariat, together with UN-Habitat, publicly launched the National Platform for Reconstruction and Development. For more than one year, UN-Habitat has been working very closely with the Ministry of Planning to develop and finalize the Platform, with generous funding support from the Iraq UNDAF Trust Fund, which […]

Iran, Iraq Ink 5 Agreements

Iran and Iraq signed five deals to promote cooperation in various fields on the first day of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s trip to Baghdad. In a meeting co-chaired by Rouhani and Prime Minister of Iraq Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad on Monday evening, top officials from the two countries signed five memoranda of understanding. The documents […]

Tags: , , ,

Shire Oak joins Iraq Britain Business Council

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has announced that Shire Oak International has become the latest organisation to join the Council. Shire Oak International is the first organisation with a primary focus on Renewable Energy to join the IBBC. Shire Oak International is a developer and financier of large-scale renewable energy projects in developing countries […]

Iran Resolved to Boost Exports to Iraq: President

The president of Iran voiced the country’s readiness to expand trade ties with Iraq and increase exports to the neighboring state. "We are ready to have our tradespeople more active in Iraq and supply the required goods so that we can reach a good balance," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said at the Economic-Trade Forum of […]

Iran-Iraq Banking Problems "Settled"

The Secretary of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce said the obstacles to banking interaction between the two neighbors have been settled and the bilateral trade exchange is fairly normal. In comments at a televised program on Sunday night, Hamid Hosseini said the problems with banking relations between Iran and Iraq have been resolved and the process […]

Iraq hosts Lebanese Business Delegation

By John Lee. A delegation of major Lebanese companies have arrived in Baghdad for a series of meetings with Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC). The were accompanied the Lebanese Minister of Telecommunications, Dr. Muhamed Shuqair, and the opening meeting was attended by the Iraqi Minister of telecommunications, Dr. Naeem Al- Rubaiee; NIC Chairman, Dr. Sami […]

Video: Will sanctions affect Iran-Iraq Economic Relations?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. How will US sanctions affect Iran-Iraq economic relations? The Trump administration is giving Iraq a few more months to continue buying oil and electricity from neighbouring Iran before the United States enforces sanctions […]

GKP Maintains Production Guidance; Shares Up

Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) were trading up 3 percent on Monday after the company provided an operational and corporate update on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan. Analyst Peel Hunt has reportedly re-issued its "Buy" rating during the morning. Operational Operational activity continues at the Shaikan Field (pictured) to complete the debottlenecking programme in […]