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Japan gives another $5.4m for Iraq Reconstruction

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has welcomed an additional contribution of USD 5.4 million from the Government of Japan to support reconstruction and peacebuilding in Iraq through the rehabilitation of war-damaged houses and construction of low-cost housing units in key liberated cities. More than one year from the declaration of the military victory […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Finance Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) UDOC/CM Project Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Housing, Land & Property (HLP) Advisor, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ICLA Assistant, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Chief of Party (Livelihoods), Concern Worldwide IT Coordinator, ICMP – International Commission on Missing […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Project Manager, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services Senior Project Associate, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services Capacity Building Project Assistant, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Finance Controller, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Child Protection Specialist, […]

Iraq GDP Growth to Hit 8.1%

By John Lee. A new report from the World Bank Group forecasts real GDP growth (at constant market prices) of 2.8 percent this year in Iraq, increasing to 8.1 percent next year: Iraq’s economy is gradually picking up following the deep economic strains of the last four years. Real GDP is estimated to have grown […]

Funding Appeal for Humanitarian Needs in Iraq

IOM Launches Funding Appeal to Address Most Urgent Humanitarian Needs in Areas of Displacement and Return in Iraq Five years after the onset of the ISIL crisis and the subsequent massive internal displacement, IOM Iraq is launching its funding appeal for emergency assistance in the amount of USD 41.4 million. Although the number of internally […]

Iraq “Needs to Buy Iranian Electricity for 3 Yrs”

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi said he hopes the United States will keep waiving sanctions on energy imports from neighboring Iran, noting that the Arab country will need to purchase electricity from the Islamic Republic for three years. In November last year, Washington granted a 45-day waiver on electricity to the Arab country and extended […]

$2.2bn Shell payment to Iraq

By John Lee. Oil giant Shell has just published details of its transactions with the Government of Iraq in 2018 in respect of the Majnoon oilfield, as part of its Report on Payments to Governments 2018. Click on image below to see in more detail: (Source: Shell)

Iraq Oil Exports Down again in March

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced interim oil exports for March of 104,686,779 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.377 million barrels per day (bpd), down from the 3.621 bpd exported in February. These exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to 100,899,853 barrels, while exports from […]

New Iraq-Saudi Border Crossing to be Hi-Tech

By John Lee. The General Company for Land Transport (GCLT) has held a meeting with its Saudi Arabian counterpart to discuss the opening of the Arar border crossing between the two countries. According to a statement from Iraq’s Ministry of Transport, the participants stressed the importance of the new border facility for commercial trade and […]

Panasonic extends agreement with Al Manzil in Iraq

By John Lee. Panasonic Eco Solutions has announced that it has renewed its agreement with Al Manzil Group as its authorized distributor in Iraq for all Panasonic Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) – Fan products. According to a press release, Iraq is one of the largest markets for Panasonic IAQ-Fan products and promises immense opportunities for […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Iraq Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in Iraq, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of developments […]