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IBBC discusses Govt of Iraq's White Paper

IBBC discuss Government of Iraq's White Paper In an extensive discussion, leading executives and directors from the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) presented their insights and observations on the GoI White paper for reform. Speakers included: Professor Frank Gunter, Professor of Economics, Lehigh University, Advisory Council Member, IBBC Mr Shwan Aziz Member of the IBBC […]

Experts discuss fate of the Iraqi Dinar

By John Lee. At a webinar hosted by the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) yesterday, a team of experts presented and discussed their insights on the Iraqi government's recent White Paper, and on the challenges and opportunities facing the country. On the subject of the Iraqi currency, Frank Gunter, Professor of Economics at Lehigh University, […]

Successful IBBC Conference in Dubai

IBBC's 5th Annual Iraq Conference in Dubai - Opportunity in Adversity The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) was much praised at its conference on Thursday for pioneering in COVID-19 times by bringing together senior officials from Iraq, the UAE and the UK, prominent international and Iraqi businessmen, bankers and professional advisers as speakers and over […]

Amarinth delivers $650k Pumps to Garraf Oilfield

UK-based pump company Amarinth has delivered four API 610 VS4 vertical pumps with Plan 53B seal support systems for the Oil Train 5 Project at Garraf oilfield. Located at the northwest of Al-Refaei, approximately 85 kilometers north of the City of Nasiriya, half way between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the southeast of Iraq, […]

Why you should come to IBBC Conference: Opportunity in Adversity

Why you should come to the IBBC Conference in Dubai, entitled 'Opportunity in Adversity' On 19th November the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is holding its Autumn conference in person at the Address hotel Dubai Marina. Some would say it's a brave decision, considering COVID, but others are keen to take up the challenge and […]

Why IBBC Autumn Conf will be Different and Full of Promise

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). Why IBBC Autumn conference will be different and full of promise: Opportunity in Adversity To be honest, the idea of holding a conference in the year of COVID, might look fool hardy, but sometimes you have to face down challenges and move forward, just like the Government of […]

Bell Finance joins IBBC

Bell Finance LLC joins IBBC as a new member and brings investment to the private sector in Iraq Bell Finance LLC has joined the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) to continue the work of the Iraq Middle Market Development Foundation's lending and educational activities in Iraq since 2005 (www.immdf.org). Funded by the U.S. International Development […]

Inaugural Meeting of Iraqi Economic Contact Group (IECG)

Reforming the economy and improving the security situation are vital if Iraq is to build back better from coronavirus, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said, after his meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Thursday 22nd October. HRH The Prince of Wales and Prime Minister Boris Johnson also met Kadhimi yesterday (Thursday 22 October), their […]

UK to return 5,000 Ancient Artifacts to Iraq

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. UN project hopes to preserve Iraq's marshlands The British government will return nearly 5,000 stolen artifacts to Iraq, the office of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said on Friday. Click here to […]

IBBC announces SME Award in memory of Rasmi al Jabri

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): IBBC holds dual dinner in London and Baghdad to celebrate the life of Rasmi AL Jabri and establish an award in his name On Thursday, 14th October, IBBC hosted a single reception and dinner in memory of Engineer Rasmi Al Jabri, our late Deputy Chairman and Founding Member […]

IBBC welcomes Iraq's EBRD Membership

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). Joining the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is great news for Iraq. The IBBC welcomes EBRD membership on a number of levels as Iraq will both benefit from joining an organisation mandated to develop open and sustainable market economies in countries committed to, and applying, democratic […]

Former Unaoil Exec Jailed over Bribery in Iraq

Former Unaoil executive sentenced for paying bribes to win $1.7-billion worth of contracts Basil Al Jarah has today been sentenced to three years and four months' imprisonment for paying in excess of $17m in bribes to dishonestly secure approximately $1.7bn worth of contracts in post-occupation Iraq. Al Jarah, Unaoil's former Iraq partner, conspired with others […]