Iran-Iraq economic ties


  • Iran-Iraq 2019-07-17 21:15

    Iran’s share of Iraqi market grows 40% in 3 months

    TEHRAN – Iran’s share of the neighboring Iraq’s total foreign trade reached 21 percent in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21), registering a 40 percent growth compared to the same period last year.

  • exports 2019-07-16 21:02

    Iran to export $5b of gas, electricity to Iraq by March 2020

    TEHRAN – The value of Iran’s gas and electricity exports to Iraq are expected to reach $5 billion by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2020), Meh news agency quoted an official with the Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce as saying.

  • Iraq electricity 2019-07-05 19:54

    Iraq to set up mechanism to buy Iranian gas, electricity

    TEHRAN - Iraq is going to establish a trade mechanism to continue buying gas and electricity from Iran despite U.S. sanctions, AFP reported, citing senior Iraqi officials.

  • Akbar Eftekhari (1st R), the deputy secretary of Iran’s Free Zones High Council, shaking hand with Mostafa Abdulrahman Abdullah, president of the Importer and Exporter Union of Iraqi Kurdistan region, after signing a memorandum of understanding in Tehran. 2019-06-11 19:15

    Iran inks MOU with Iraqi Kurdistan to boost bilateral trade

    TEHRAN – Iranian Secretariat of Free Zones High Council signed a memorandum of understanding with Importer and Exporter Union of Iraqi Kurdistan region for expansion of economic relations between Iranian free zones and the Kurdistan region.

  • iran-Iraq 2019-05-28 20:33

    Iran to hold 3 specialized exhibitions in Iraq by June 21

    TEHRAN – Three specialized Iranian exhibitions are due to be held in Iraq during the current Iranian month of Khordad (May 22-June 21), the portal of Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) reported quoting the Iranian commercial attaché to Iraq.

  • Iran-Iraq 2019-05-18 20:12

    Iranian, Iraqi businessmen gather in an Iftar dinner in Baghdad

    TEHRAN – Officials, businessmen and entrepreneurs from Iran and Iraq gathered together for an Iftar dinner in Friday evening at the Iranian embassy in Baghdad, IRNA reported.

  • Iran-Iraq 2019-05-06 21:25

    Iran, Iraq hold meeting on Joint Trade Committee establishment

    TEHRAN – Following the agreements on establishing an Iran-Iraq trade committee, officials from the two sides held a meeting to discuss the issue, the portal of Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) of Iran reported on Sunday.

  • exports 2019-04-28 20:06

    By: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s winning cards in facing U.S. sanctions

    Surrounded by fifteen neighboring countries through land and sea, Iran enjoys a very strategic geopolitical and economic position in the Middle East

  • Hemmati 2019-04-23 21:42

    CBI governor discusses expansion of banking ties with Iraqi officials

    TEHRAN- Central Bank of Iran Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati met some Iraqi senior officials during a visit to Baghdad to explore the ways for the expansion of banking relations between the two countries, IRIB reported.

  • Iraq 2019-04-22 19:49

    Plastic products main item exported to Iraq

    TEHRAN- Iranian commercial attaché to Iraq named plastic products as the major goods Iran exports to its neighbor Iraq, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

  • Vaezi 2019-04-13 20:21

    Iran, Iraq to build 5 joint industrial estates

    TEHRAN- Iran and Iraq have agreed to construct five joint industrial estates, Mehr news agency reported on Saturday quoting Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of staff of Iranian president.

  • Iran-Iraq 2019-04-07 20:15

    Iranian, Iraqi ministers confer about energy, economy co-op

    During the two-day stay of an Iraqi high-ranking delegation in Iran, the Iraqi ministers met their Iranian counterparts to discuss different areas of cooperation between the two neighbors.

  • Iran Iraq 2019-04-05 19:45

    Tehran to host Iran-Iraq business forum

    TEHRAN- An Iran-Iraq business forum is planned to be held in Tehran on the sidelines of Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi’s two-day visit to Iran on Saturday and Sunday, IRNA reported.

  • Iran’s Trump card to challenge U.S. 2019-03-15 15:53

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran’s Trump card to challenge U.S.

    TEHRAN (MNA) – Iran is focused on strengthening its domestic production and economy via developing economic ties with its 15 neighboring countries, to retaliate the drop in its economy due to Trump’s decision in May 2018 to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iran Iraq 2019-03-11 20:53

    30-member Iranian trade delegation embarks on a visit to Iraq

    TEHRAN – Headed by the chairman of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), a 30-member trade delegation accompanied President Hassan Rouhani in his three-day visit to Iraq, ICCIMA portal reported on Monday.

  • Iraq 2019-02-22 21:18

    Iraq to import Iranian energy avoiding U.S. dollar: Iraqi official

    TEHRAN- Iraq is close to finalize a deal for importing Iranian energy despite American sanctions by avoiding the U.S. dollar, an Iraqi official said.

  • Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh (2nd L) and Iraqi Oil Minister Thamir Ghadhban (1st R) speaking in a press conference after a meeting in Baghdad on January 10 2019-01-11 20:13

    Iran, Iraq stress expansion of energy ties

    TEHRAN - Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and his Iraqi counterpart Thamir Ghadhban met on Thursday to discuss expansion of bilateral ties in energy sector. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Zanganeh was welcomed by Ghadhban in Baghdad, Shana reported.

  • Reza Ardakanian 2018-12-28 20:56

    Iran, Iraq ink MOU on energy cooperation

    TEHRAN – Iran and Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for cooperation in energy sector, IRNA reported on Thursday.

  • Bengin Rikani 2018-12-09 21:55

    Iraq welcomes Iranian participation in renovation projects

    TEHRAN- In a meeting with the Secretary of the Committee of Expanding Economic Relations with Iraq and Syria Hassan Danaieefar, Iraqi Minister of Construction and Housing Bengin Rikani voiced his country’s tendency for cooperation of Iranian companies in renovation projects in Iraq, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Shafeie 2018-09-25 20:34

    ‘Iranian, Iraqi private sectors going on trade regardless of political issues’

    TERHAN- Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA)’s Head Gholam-Hossein Shafeie announced that the major part of Iran-Iraq economic ties relies on the transactions between the two sides’ private sectors, which is not under the influence of political events and issues, so the mutual trade will continue, ILNA quoted him as saying in a joint meeting held between Iranian and Iraqi trade delegations at the place of ICCIMA on Tuesday.

  • Ambassador: Consulate attack won’t affect Iran-Iraq ‘strategic’ ties 2018-09-12 20:57

    Ambassador: Consulate attack won’t affect Iran-Iraq ‘strategic’ ties

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador in Baghdad Iraj Masjedi has said that the attack against Iran’s consulate in Iraq’s Basra will not affect the “strategic” and “friendly” relations between the two countries.

  • dollar 2018-09-01 17:56

    Iran, Iraq dump dollar in bilateral trade

    TEHRAN- Chairman of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce Yahya Ale-Es’haq announced that Iran and Iraq have dumped dollar for rial, dinar and euro in their mutual financial transactions, Mehr news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Iraq 2018-08-04 09:29

    Iran’s exports to Iraq rise 25% in 4 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s exports to Iraq increased 25 percent during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22) compared to the same period of time in the past year, the secretary general of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce announced.

  • Shariatmadari 2018-03-06 18:54

    Iran calls for preparing economic co-op roadmap with Iraq

    TEHRAN- Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari urged preparation of Iran-Iraq economic cooperation roadmap during his visit to Iraq, Shata news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Iraq 2018-03-06 09:06

    Iran’s exclusive expos in Iraq rise quantitatively in a year

    TEHRAN- The number of Iran’s exclusive exhibitions in Iraq increased during the finishing Iranian calendar year (ending March 20, 2018), the portal of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran quoted Iranian commercial attaché to Iraq.

  • Iran-Iraq 2017-09-01 08:30

    Iran-Iraq business forum slated for mid-Sept.

    TEHRAN – Tehran is going to host the second round of Iran-Iraq business forum on September 12-13, Tasnim reported on Wednesday quoted Iranian Vice President's Advisor Saeed Owhadi as saying.

  • Iran-Iraq 2017-08-30 18:59

    TPO to set up 2 permanent trade centers in Iraq

    TEHRAN – Trade promotion Organization (TPO) of Iran plans to establish two permanent trade centers in Iraq, TPO portal reported on Tuesday quoting the country’s commercial attaché in Iraq as saying.

  • Iran Iraq 2017-07-16 19:16

    Iran, Iraq agree on establishing industrial parks

    TEHRAN – Iran and Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on establishment of industrial parks, Shata news agency reported.

  • electricity 2017-07-15 09:37

    Iraq will need Iranian gas for electricity generation for 7 years

    Iraq will need sustained supplies of Iranian  natural gas for the next seven years to operate its electricity-generating stations, Iraqi’s electricity minister said on Thursday.

  • Iran-Iraq 2017-05-06 08:59

    Tehran, Baghdad sign banking MOU

    TEHRAN- Iran and Iraq signed a banking MOU focusing on brokerage relations between the central banks of the two countries, the official website of the Central Bank of Iran reported.