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News Iraq » Finance: U.S. urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tillerson-mideast/u-s-urges-help-for-iraq-extends-3-billion-credit-line-idUSKBN1FX0RK?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Although the U.S. government was not expected to pledge direct financial aid at the conference, Tillerson said the official U.S. export credit agency, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM), would sign with Iraq’s finance ministry on Tuesday ...

News Iraq » Finance: Iraq PM adviser: funds from Kuwait conference give minimum leverage

News channel or source: https://www.iraqinews.com/features/iraq-pm-adviser-funds-kuwait-conference-give-minimum-leverage/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Funds collected from Iraq reconstruction donors are insufficient but still give a positive sign and a financial leverage to the war-ravaged country, said an adviser to the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Mazhar Mohamed Saleh ...

News Iraq » Finance: IFC, Central Bank of Iraq to strengthen banking sector governance

News channel or source: http://www.cpifinancial.net/news/post/44296/ifc-central-bank-of-iraq-to-strengthen-banking-sector-governance
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

IFC’s advisory work in Iraq focuses on building the capacity of financial institutions, supporting governments, helping private firms improve their environmental, social, and governance standards, and mobilizing private investments through public-private ...

News Iraq » Finance: World Bank's IFC calls for investment in Iraq reconstruction

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/world-banks-ifc-calls-investment-140148622.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The International Finance Corporation's (IFC) country manager for Iraq, Ziad Badr, was speaking in Kuwait ahead of an international conference this week for donors and investors to rebuild and revive Iraq's economy as the country emerges from a devastating ...

News Iraq » Finance: Iraq, U.S. Exim Bank to sign $3 billion agreement - Tillerson

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-iraq-us-exim-bank-to-sign-3-billion-agreement----tillerson-2018-2
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

"To signal its strong commitments, the Exim Bank and Iraq's Ministry of Finance will sign today a 3 billion-dollar memorandum of understanding that will set a stage for future cooperation," he told a conference on Iraq's reconstruction in Kuwait.

News Iraq » Finance: Iraq emerging as top infrastructure investment hub

News channel or source: https://auto.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/industry/iraq-emerges-top-infrastructure-investment-hub/62959957
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

"Iraq plans to focus on the Oil & Gas downstream value chain as well as minerals value chain, construction and infrastructure industries, healthcare, energy, tourism and financial services sectors to move the GDP growth rate by 10 per cent annually within ...

News Iraq » Finance: How to Push Back On Iran: The Key Role Iraq Plays

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/how-push-back-iran-key-role-iraq-plays-808105
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Economic assistance. A plethora of bilateral and international financial assistance arranged for Iraq by the Obama administration have been very helpful in stabilizing Iraq’s finances in the short term, but they are not a long-term solution. Iraq’s ...

News Iraq » Finance: Armenia, Iraq initial agreement on excluding double taxation

News channel or source: https://armenpress.am/eng/news/923676/armenia-iraq-initial-agreement-on-excluding-double-taxation.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

the Armenian finance ministry told Armenpress. The Armenian and Iraqi sides expressed their readiness to take steps to organize the signing process of the agreement as soon as possible.

News Iraq » Finance: Iraq prime minister hails 'encouraging' progress after investors pledge $30 billion for rebuilding

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/markets/iraq-prime-minister-hails-encouraging-progress-after-investors-pledge-2430-billion-for-rebuilding/ar-BBJhNiz
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Though the country's reconstruction is in its early stages, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told CNBC Sunday at the Munich Security Conference, he described the progress as "encouraging" and as evidence of trust from the international community in Iraq.

News Iraq » Finance: Archbishop of Erbil: Christians in Iraq are ‘scourged, wounded, but still there’

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/archbishop-of-erbil-christians-in-iraq-are-scourged-wounded-but-still-there-62878
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Warda is working towards sustainable solutions to rebuild his community in northern Iraq. He sees hope in the new Catholic University of Erbil, which recently opened its doors thanks to the financial support from the Italian bishops conference.