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Iraq urges Indian companies to participate in energy and infra projects: Envoy

By: Huma Siddiqui | New Delhi | Published: September 25, 2019 7:14:07 PM Being one of the largest oil and LNG importer, India is looking at other countries to fulfill its demands. Being one of the largest oil and LNG importer, India is looking at other countries to fulfill its demands. Soon, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will be visiting Iraq

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Iranian Bank Opening 7 Branches in Iraq

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian private bank has been authorized by the Central Bank of Iraq to open seven branches in the Arab country, an official said. According to Chairman of Iranian Private Banks Institute Koorosh Parvizian, the Iranian private bank has already opened two of the seven branches in Iraq. He noted that opening of the new banks in the Arab country are part

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Iraqi PM ends China visit with flurry of agreement signings

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region —  Iraq’s Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi concluded his five-day trip to China with the signing of eight broad-ranging agreements on Monday in a bid to diversify ties between the two countries. Abdul-Mahdi was heading a delegation consisting of, among others, Iraqi ministers and provincial governors. On the fifth day of the visit, the Iraqi PM met

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Belarus ready to help rebuild Iraq economy

September (BelTA) – Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei met with Senior Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iraq Nizar Al-Khairalla, who is in Belarus on a working trip, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA. The sides exchanged opinions about topical items on the international agenda and the situation in t

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World Bank Iraq’s Economic Update – April 2019

Iraq’s economy is gradually picking up following the deep economic strains of the last four years. Real GDP is estimated to have grown by 0.6 percent in 2018, thanks to a notable improvement in security conditions and higher oil prices, reversing the contraction of 1.7 percent seen in 2017. The non-oil economy picked up speed and grew at 4 percent, while oil production was slig

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