» Iraqi PM courts French Business Leaders
27/01/23 19:29 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. On the sidelines of his official visit to France, Prime Minister Mohamed Shia Al-Sudani met a group of French business leaders on Friday. Al-Sudani said the Strategic Partnership Agreement signed with France represents, "a f...

» IBBC Trade Delegation meets New Iraqi Govt
27/01/23 19:28 from Iraq Business News
The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) President Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne supported by Managing Director Christophe Michels, and Board Member Haider Al Shamaa led a delegation of 20 IBBC members to Baghdad to meet the new Gov...

» New Chair of Iraq's National Investment Commission
27/01/23 19:28 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. Dr. Haider Muhammad Makiya has taken up he new role as Chairman of Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC). He immediately held a meeting with the Director Generals and senior officials, confirming the development of pla...

» Iraqi PM's Balancing Act Between Tehran and Washington
27/01/23 19:28 from Iraq Business News
By David Schenker, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Sudani's Wobbly Balancing Act Between Tehran and Was...

» DQOC to Resume Trial Production at Subba Oil Field
27/01/23 19:28 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. The Director General of the Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC) has announced the resumption of trial production operations from the Sabah (Subba) oil field, which has a capacity of 10,000 barrels per day (bpd). Eng. Ali Khudair said...

» Germany: new EUR10m contribution to Stabilization in Iraq
27/01/23 19:28 from Iraq Business News
Germany renews commitment to stabilization with new EUR 10 million contribution The Federal Republic of Germany has renewed its commitment to stabilizing Iraq with an additional EUR 10 million (approximately US$10.5 million) contribution...

» KRG PM Barzani receives UK's new Consul-General in Erbil
26/01/23 20:14 from Iraq Business News
KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received the United Kingdom's new Consul-General in Erbil, Rosey Cave on Thursday. The Prime Minister congratulated her on her appointment and wished her success in her duties and expressed the Kurdista...

» Iraq Cancels Contract with German Company TUV
26/01/23 20:14 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. The Board of Directors of the Iraqi General Company for Exhibitions and Commercial Services, part of the Ministry of Trade, announced on Wednesday (25th January) a decision to terminate their contract with the German company...

» Iraq Stock Market Report
26/01/23 20:13 from Iraq Business News
Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 26th January 2023). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. RSISX Index Return         RSISX Inde...

» Iraq Falls Further in Human Freedom Index
26/01/23 20:13 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. Iraq has been ranked in 157th place out of 165 countries in the latest Human Freedom Index (HFI). Produced by the Fraser Institute and the Cato Institute, the index presents a broad measure of human freedom, understood as th...

» Conference on Ending Statelessness in Iraq
26/01/23 20:13 from Iraq Business News
UNHCR and Ministry of Interior hold conference in Baghdad to discuss the way forward to end statelessness in Iraq Thanks to its legal framework to reduce and prevent statelessness, thousands of stateless persons or those at risk of state...

» Iraq Rail Project to herald "Economic Renaissance"
26/01/23 09:39 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. At a meeting on Wednesday attended by the Minister of Transport, the Prime Minister, and a number of general managers, the details of Iraq's "Dry Canal" project were reviewed. The project will link Iraq's Grand Faw port, whi...

» Iraqi Court rules against KRG Budget Transfers
26/01/23 09:39 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. Iraq's Federal Supreme Court has ruled that budget payments from the Federal Government in Baghdad to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) are unlawful. In response to the court's decision, the KRG issued a statement stro...

» PepsiCo Foundation and ICF announce Hope Bus Partnership
26/01/23 09:39 from Iraq Business News
The PepsiCo Foundation and Iraqi Children Foundation Announce Hope Bus Partnership for Education, Nutrition In celebration of the International Day of Education, the PepsiCo Foundation and Iraqi Children Foundation announced a new "Hope ...

» Iraq Freedom of Expression "Significantly Restricted"
26/01/23 09:39 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. Iraq has been ranked in the eighth category (out of ten) in a major new global ranking index tracking the state of free expression. The Index Index, developed by Index on Censorship and experts in machine learning and journa...

» Protests in Iraq amid Iraqi Dinar Devaluation
25/01/23 20:31 from Iraq Business News
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. Protests in Iraq amid local currency devaluation, Central Bank changes Restrictions from the US F...

» New Iraqi Leader Tilts the Scales Toward U.S.
25/01/23 20:31 from Iraq Business News
By Jack Detsch, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. 'They Have to Balance': New Iraqi Leader Tilts the Scales Toward U.S. Mohammed al-...

» Explainer: What is behind Iraq's Central Bank shuffle?
25/01/23 20:31 from Iraq Business News
By Ali Mamouri for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Explainer: What is behind Iraq's Central Bank shuffle and what is next? The economic cr...

» Inside Story: Currency Crisis in Iraq as US confronts Iran
25/01/23 20:30 from Iraq Business News
From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Inside story: Dollar crisis shifts winds in Iraq as US confronts Iran Iraq is reemerging as a battlegrou...

» Prosperity comes to Sunni Provinces in Iraq
24/01/23 20:56 from Iraq Business News
From The Jerusalem Post. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Prosperity comes to Sunni provinces in Iraq Three major Sunni Muslim provinces in Iraq are witnes...

» Trade Bank of Iraq confirms Appointment of Al-Hamdani
24/01/23 20:56 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. The Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has confirmed the appointment of Bilal Al-Hamdani as Chairman, in addition to his duties as Director General of the Industrial Bank. Al-Hamdani met with senior staff and said that an "expanded st...

» Iraq Confirms December Oil Exports
24/01/23 20:56 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for December of 103,281,459 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.332 million barrels per day (bpd), almost equal the 3.329 million bpd exported in Novembe...

» Nishtiman Bank to help Revive Kurdistan Economy
24/01/23 20:56 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has said that the opening of the state-owned Nishtiman Bank in the Region can help provide mortgages to citizens and make a connection between Iraqi and international banks, all of whi...

» Iraqi President meets British Academics
24/01/23 20:56 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. On Monday, January 23, 2023, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Abdullatif Jamal Rashid met with the Head of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), Baroness Emma Nicholson alongside her delegation from British univers...

» Iraq Claims Increased Oil and Gas Reserves
23/01/23 20:53 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. During a visit to Iraq's Oil Exploration Company (OEC), the Minister of Oil, Hayan Abdul-Ghani, announced that the company's seismic teams have successfully added 6 billion barrels of oil and 32 billion standard cubic feet o...

» Is US Policy causing Iraqi Dinar Problems?
23/01/23 20:52 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Iraqis are blaming the slump in the value of the Iraqi dinar on a recent policy change by the U.S. Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. It says the...

» Iraqi PM "Retires" Head of Trade Bank of Iraq
23/01/23 20:51 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. Prime Minister Muhammad Shia al-Sudani has dismissed the President and Chairman of Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI). The state-run Iraqi News Agency (INA) reported that al-Sudani "referred" Dr Salem Chalabi (pictured) "to retirement...

» Iraqi Dinar Slump: Central Bank Boss Replaced
23/01/23 19:15 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. The Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has reportedly been replaced, following the continuing fall in value of the Iraqi Dinar. Sources, including Associated Press, say that Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani acc...

» Al-Sudani takes Measures to address Iraqi Dinar Fluctuation
23/01/23 19:15 from Iraq Business News
By John Lee. On Sunday, Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani chaired a meeting with the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce to discuss the causes of the fluctuations in the Iraqi dinar exchange rate, and their impact on citizens. ...

» Jiyad: Debating the TotalEnergies' Iraq Agreement
22/01/23 20:55 from Iraq Business News
By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Debating TotalEnergies' Agreement- A breakthrough or Recycling Old Practices Without Economic Feasibili...

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