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Maliki Appoints New Boss to Trade Bank of Iraq

Iraq's Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki, has appointed Hamida al-Jaf as head of the state-owned Trade Bank of Iraq, replacing Hussein al-Uzri amid investigations into alleged corruption, the bank’s deputy director general said. “The Trade Bank of Iraq is operating normally and people have confidence in the bank,” Deputy Director General Abdel Hadi Sadeq Abdel Mahdi […]

Iraq Issues Arrest Warrant for Bank Chief

Following Thursday's raid on the offices of the Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI), CNBC reports that Iraqi authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the head of the bank, which is under investigation for alleged irregularities. An Iraqi government source said Hussein al-Uzri, president and chairman of the bank, had fled to Lebanon. He reportedly […]

Trade Bank of Iraq Under Investigation

Iraq's prime minister ordered a judicial investigation on Thursday into one of the country's biggest banks, the Trade Bank of Iraq, saying it was suspected of committing "violations", according to a report from Reuters. The bank's president and chairman, Hussein Al-Uzri, could not be reached for comment. A British adviser to the bank's board, Sir […]

Trade Bank of Iraq Profits Up 18%

The state-owned Trade Bank of Iraq, established in 2003 to finance trade and help in the reconstruction of the country, said profit rose 18 percent last year, according to a report from Bloomberg. Net income climbed to $361 million, Hussein al-Urzi, president and chairman said on Wednesday. Operating income gained 18 percent to $400 million […]