Tag Archives | Zubair Free Zone

Contracts at Khor al-Zubair Free Zone

Iraq's General Commission for Free Zones, part of the Ministry of Finance, has announced the conclusion of a number of investment contracts in the Khor al-Zubair Free Zone. AIN reports that the local (Rashid) Trade Company concluded an investment contract involving a land area of "up to" 4000 sq meters, while another local investor concluded […]

Iraq Set to Expand Free Trade Zones

By Omar al-Shaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq, with its privileged geographical location, plans to improve the performance of its three free-trade zones. It also intends to establish new free-trade zones as part of efforts to diversify its […]

Training on Management of Investment Zones

By John Lee. In collaboration with OECD and and National Investment Commission (NIC), a special two-day training course in the management of investment zones was held recently in Baghdad. On behalf of NIC chairman Dr. Sami Al-Araji, NIC advisor Dr. Abdullah Al-Bander welcomed participants representing several ministries, including Industry and Minerals, Communication, Finance and the […]

New Oil & Gas "Free Zone" for Zubair

By John Lee. The Iraq General Commission for Free Zones and Basra International Oil and Gas Hub (BIOGH) have formed a joint venture to create a "free zone" for oil and gas  at Khor Al-Zubair. Totaling 11 million square meters (about 118 million square feet) and located directly adjacent to the strategic Khor Al-Zubair port, […]