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Banks, Investment Commission Decide Housing Finance

Iraqi government-owned banks and the National Investment Commission (NIC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on mechanisms to collect the necessary funds to build residential compounds and offer enough guarantees for investors, according to the Finance Ministry. “Minister of Finance, Baqer al-Zubaydi [Baqir Jabr Al-Zubeidi], chaired a four-hour meeting that dealt with the role […]

Iraq Plans 20% Higher Budget in 2011

Iraq's government will today start to discuss a $86.4 billion draft budget for next year, a 20% increase on 2010. The budget for 2011 is based on an oil price of $70 per barrel, Finance Minister Baqir Jabr al-Zubaidi [Zubeidi] told the newspaper As Sabah. Iraq's crude oil exports rose 9 percent in September to […]