Tag Archives | Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina)

Najaf launches Chinese-Funded Schools Project

By John Lee. Work has started on the construction of 40 new schools in Najaf, as part of the Chinese-funded plan to build 1,000 schools across the country. The schools will be built by the Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina). The Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, the Minister of Education and the Governor […]

Iraq was Largest Beneficiary of China's Belt & Road in 2021

By John Lee. Iraq was the largest beneficiary from China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2021, according to a study by the Green Finance & Development Center, at Shanghai's Fudan University. It says the country with the highest construction volume was Iraq, with about $10.5 billion, followed by Serbia (about $6.8 billion) and Indonesia […]

Contracts Signed for 1,000 Chinese-Built Schools in Iraq

By John Lee. A ceremony was held on Thursday to sign fifteen contracts with Chinese companies to build 1,000 school buildings in various parts of Iraq. The Chinese side was represented by the Vice President of the Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina), Mr. Li Daze, whose company will build 679 school buildings, and by […]

PowerChina to Develop 2GW of Solar Power in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq has signed an "agreement of principles" with state-owned PowerChina (Power Construction Corporation of China) to build a 2,000-MW solar power station. The Director General of the Investments and Contracts Department at the Ministry of Electricity, Mrs. Maha Hamoudi Abdul-Jabbar, signed on behalf of the Iraqi side, while the Deputy General Manager […]

Chinese Consortium to Develop Dhi Qar Refinery

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has signed an outline agreement with a Chinese consortium for the development of the Dhi Qar refinery. A Ministry official described the signing of the initial principles agreement as an important step forward, and a prelude to the signing of the final investment contract for the Dhi Qar […]

Chinese Companies to build Fao Refinery

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly signed a contract with two Chinese companies to build the Fao [Faw] oil refinery. An Iraqi oil official told Reuters the 300,000-bpd facility will include a petrochemical plant. It is to be built by the Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) and Norinco. (Source: Reuters)

Diwaniya New Refinery: Another Dubious Proposal?

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Two recent statements from a non-oil producing province proposing a new oil refinery in the province, to be financed by private investor(s), were reported by local media. No reference was found to […]