iraq agrofood 2019: Broad interest and National Pavilions from around the globe
It was only a few weeks ago, that fairtrade presented iraq agrofood for the first time. But already now a broad interest can be noticed, and that across all national borders.
Last but not least, the successful 45thSession of the BIF Baghdad International Fair from 10 to 19 November 2018, with 700+ exhibitors from 18 countries and tens of thousands of visitors, contributed to the increased perception of Iraq as one of the most important markets in the Middle East and to Baghdad as a safe venue.
Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser in Baghdad on October 20, 2018
Siemens and GE sign agreements for power projects in Iraq
Both companies are competing for contracts in the country. The agreement, which was signed by the Siemens president and chief executive Joe Kaeser and Iraqi electricity minister Qasim Al Fahdawi, follows an earlier presentation of a power rehabilitation roadmap.
Siemens and General Electric signed preliminary agreements to add 11 and 14 Gigawatts respectively to Iraq’s power infrastructure amid competition for multibillion dollar contracts.
Source: The National - October 21, 2018
Iraq - The market
Iraq is undergoing rapid reconstruction with the help of the international community
After a long period of political instability, Iraq is now hoping for rapid reconstruction. Foreign state donors, but above all private investors, should make a significant contribution. Together with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, Iraq is working on economic reforms ...