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Iraq-Japan Joint Committee Meets in Tokyo

The Iraq-Japan joint committee began its two-day meeting on Monday in Tokyo, with the aim of improving economic relations between the countries, reports AKnews. The Iraqi delegation is headed by Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari (pictured) and includes representatives from the ministries of trade, oil, finance, agriculture, electricity and health. The committee also includes representatives of […]

South Korea’s Hanwah to Sign $7bn Iraq Housing Project

Sami al-Araji, chairman of Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC), has told Bloomberg that Iraq will soon sign a $7 billion agreement with South Korea’s Hanwha Engineering & Construction Corporation [Hanwah] to build 100,000 housing units in the country. The commission is also due to sign a contract with the UAE-based Bloom Properties to build 40,000 […]

Investment Opportunity: Residential Complex in Baghdad

The National Investment Commission is pleased to announce the investment opportunity to construct a complete residential complex for the employees of the Shiite Endowments Directorate in Baghdad - Karrada district within a total area of (60) acres in accordance with the Investment law No. 13 of 2006 as amended and according to the requirements set […]

50 Kuwaiti Companies to Enter Iraq

The Kuwaiti ambassador to Baghdad, Ali al-Muamman, has announced that 50 Kuwaiti companies will begin work in Iraq at the end of this month, after being informed of the investment law details by the Chairman of the National Investment Commission (NIC), Sami al-Araji, who visited Kuwait recently. "The Kuwaiti companies were afraid of entering Iraq […]

The New Iraq – Discovering Business 2013

The 2013 edition of the definitive guide on doing business in Iraq, The New Iraq – Discovering Business, is underway. Produced by allurentis and in association with the National Investment Commission of Iraq and UK Trade and Investment, it provides a comprehensive framework on conducting business in Iraq and is an invaluable reference source for […]

Bids Sought for New City in Anbar

Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) in cooperation with Anbar province and Anbar Investment Commission has announced several investment opportunities within the new Habbaniya [Habaniya] city in Anbar, with a total area of 16,000 acres: The project is a complete city and contains: 5,000 horizontal housing units; 11,000 vertical housing units; Schools (kindergartens, primary, intermediate, secondary […]

Iraq Seeks up to $700bn Investment in Infrastructure

Sami al Araji, chairman of Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC), has told a business audience in New Delhi that his country needs $500-$700 billion in investment to rebuild its infrastructure. Araji compared the opportunities in Iraq to "Germany after the Second World War", adding, "our message to the world is that we are open for […]

NIC Re-Announces Kerbala Monorail Opportunity

Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) re-announced on Thursday the details of the new Kerbala Monorail, and invited interested parties to contact them: Length of the line (18 KM) Project Type (Monorail) - High Concrete mono rail of two ways known locally as Kerbala Monorail. Number of stations (20) the distance between each station and another […]

NIC Chair has Heavy Schedule of Meetings

The Chairman of the National Investment Commission, Sami al-Araji, has had a series of meetings in recent days with business and diplomatic representatives: met a group of Italian companies on 18th of January; met representatives of the Korean Trac company on 19th of January; met the Technical Committee of Al- Mustaqbal City on the 19th […]

NIC Releases Land for Investment

Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) has released a 3,100-donum (775 hectare) site for development. The Al-Bathaa land starts north of the Euphrates river and ends south of the old Ur railway line; to the west the land is adjacent to the Bathaa district while close to the center of Thi Qar Province on the east. […]