Iran-Iraq economic ties


  • Iraq 2022-06-27 15:53

    Tehran, Baghdad determined to expand all-out ties

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said Iran and Iraq are determined to expand mutual relations in all areas, especially in economic sectors, Shana reported.

  • iraq 2022-06-22 15:35

    Iraq calls for preparing roadmap to develop energy ties with Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Ministry hosted a meeting of an Iran-Iraq oil cooperation working group on Wednesday in which the Iraqi side called for the formation of a comprehensive roadmap to define the goals and perspective of the two countries’ future cooperation, Shana reported.

  • Iraq 2022-02-15 12:46

    Iran-Iraq joint investment opportunities summit to be held soon

    TEHRAN – Head of Organization for Investment, Economic, and Technical Assistance of Iran (OIETAI) Ali Fekri has said an Iran-Iraq joint investment opportunities summit is going to be held in the near future, ILNA reported.

  • Iraq 2022-01-18 13:41

    Iranian, Iraqi chambers of commerce explore co-op during joint trade conference

    TEHRAN – The Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce hosted a Joint Economic and Trade Conference for the Iranian and Iraqi chambers of commerce on Monday, in which the two sides signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for establishing an arbitration center for resolving business conflicts.

  • Iraq 2022-01-17 15:41

    Tehran, Baghdad discuss obstacles in way of expanding trade

    TEHRAN – An Iranian trade delegation visited Najaf in central Iraq on Monday to attend a meeting with the representatives of the Iraqi Federation of Industries in order to discuss ways of removing obstacles in the way of expanding mutual trade.

  • Qasemi 2021-12-27 13:15

    Iran, Iraq ink deal on completing Shalamcheh-Basra railway

    TEHRAN - Iranian Minister of Transport and Urban Development Rostam Qasemi has announced the signing of a deal between the Islamic Republic and Iraq for completing the Shalamcheh-Basra railway, the news portal of the ministry reported.

  • Iraq 2021-12-12 16:00

    Iraq eyes boosting gas imports from Iran

    TEHRAN - Iraq's Ministry of Electricity has expressed willingness for increasing natural gas imports from Iran, IRNA reported on Sunday quoting the ministry spokesperson Ahmed Mousa as saying.

  • Iraq 2021-12-08 16:45

    Iran eyes $20b annual trade with Iraq: official

    TEHRAN - Chairman of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce has said Iran is planning to boost its annual trade with neighboring Iraq to $20 billion, Mehr News Agency reported.

  • agriculture 2021-11-22 15:12

    Iran, Iraq to expand agricultural ties

    TEHRAN - Iran and Iraq are planning to expand bilateral relations in various agricultural fields, an official with the Iranian Agriculture Ministry announced on Sunday, IRNA reported.

  • Mehdi Safari 2021-11-17 20:42

    Diplomat seeks removing border obstacles to up trade with Iraq

    TEHRAN — Mehdi Safari, the Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy, has said it is possible to expand trade between Tehran and Baghdad by two times provided that the existing border problems are resolved, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • iraq 2021-09-29 15:28

    Iraqi delegation visits Iran seeking expansion of energy ties

    TEHRAN – An Iraqi delegation headed by the country’s Electricity Minister Majid Mahdi Hantoush visited Tehran on Saturday to discuss the expansion of energy ties with Iran, especially gas imports from the country, Shana reported.

  • Iraq 2021-09-03 12:50

    Iran reduces natural gas exports to Iraq

    TEHRAN – National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has decreased natural gas exports to Iraq based on an agreement with the country and upon prior notification, the head of NIGC's Dispatching Department said.

  • Iraj Masjedi 2021-04-16 21:57

    Iran ambassador consults with Iraqi justice minister 

    TEHRAN — Iraj Masjedi, Iran's ambassador to Iraq, met with Salar Abdul Sattar Mohammad, Iraq’s minister of justice, on Friday to discuss expansion of judicial cooperation between the two neighboring countries.

  • Iran-Iraq 2021-02-27 15:03

    Financial issues discussed between Iran, Iraq

    TEHRAN- During a meeting between the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI)and the managing director of the Commercial Bank of Iraq, the two sides discussed the ways for the transfer of Iran’s funds in Iraq.

  • Iran Iraq 2021-02-19 14:38

    Iran’s export to Iraq falls 14%

    TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s export to Iraq has fallen 14 percent during the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020 – January 19, 2021), compared to the same period of time in the past year, Mojtaba Mousavian, the deputy head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), announced in a TV program on Thursday.

  • khansari 2021-02-08 15:13

    TCCIMA, Iraqi embassy agree to form joint trade committee

    TEHRAN – Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) and the Commercial Department of the Iraqi Embassy in Tehran have agreed on forming a joint trade committee in the near future, the TCCIMA portal reported.

  • hemmati 2021-02-03 15:57

    Iran discusses ways for using its frozen assets with Iraq

    TEHRAN – The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati met with the Chairman of Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) Salem Chalabi on Wednesday to discuss ways for using the country’s assets in the mentioned country.

  • Iran Iraq 2021-01-13 15:06

    Iran, Iraq ink economic co-op MOU

    TEHRAN- Iran and Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on economic cooperation at the end of the fourth meeting of the two countries’ Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday, Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian, who is the head of the mentioned committee, announced.

  • Ardakanian 2021-01-12 16:10

    Iran-Iraq annual trade to reach $20b

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian, who is the head of the Iran-Iraq Join Economic Committee, said on Tuesday that the two countries’ annual trade is going to be increased to $20 billion.

  • iraq 2020-12-28 11:54

    Iran slashes gas exports to Iraq due to outstanding payments

    TEHRAN - Iran has reduced its natural gas exports to Iraq and threatened further reductions due to the Arab country’s failure to pay its dues, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, quoting a spokesman for Iraq’s electricity ministry as saying.

  • iran-Iraq 2020-10-12 15:37

    Tehran, Baghdad discuss banking issues, expansion of financial relation

    TEHRAN - Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) met with Iraq's Finance Minister Ali Abdul Amir Allawi on Monday to discuss the expansion of bilateral relations and issues related to the banking and financial sectors, IRNA reported.

  • Mehran border 2020-09-14 14:08

    Mehran border terminal operational on all weekdays

    TEHRAN- Activity in Mehran border between Iran and Iraq has increased from four days to all weekdays, according to an Iranian provincial official.

  • Mehran border 2020-08-30 14:20

    Trade via Mehran border increases

    TEHRAN- Trade between Iran and Iraq has increased via Mehran border crossing, according to the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).

  • Iran-Iraq 2020-08-23 13:36

    Iraq eager for joint investment with Iran in technical-engineering fields

    TEHRAN- Iranian economic attaché in Basra said that Iraq is eager for joint investment with Iran in the technical and engineering fields, IRNA reported.

  • Iran-Iraq 2020-07-22 13:28

    Iran bound to its energy commitments to Iraq: VP

    TEHRAN – Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Tuesday that Iran is determined to fulfill its commitments regarding the supply of electricity and gas to Iraq even in the peak summer period, Shana reported.

  • Iran-Iraq 2020-07-19 12:21

    Quarterly exports to Iraq stand at $1.45b

    TEHRAN- Iran has exported commodities valued at $1.45 billion to Iraq during the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-June 20), the secretary-general of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce announced.

  • Iran-Iraq 2020-06-24 15:30

    Iran, Iraq stress expansion of trade, industrial ties

    TEHRAN - Iran's Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi met with Manhal Aziz Al-Khabbaz, Iraq’s new minister of industry and minerals, on Tuesday, to discuss expansion of trade and industrial cooperation.

  • Iraq 2020-06-19 14:30

    Iran to use its financial resources in Iraq to import basic goods: CBI governor

    TEHRAN - Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati says Iran and Iraq are going to implement an agreement in the coming weeks based on which Iran is going to use its energy export revenues in Iraq for supplying basic goods, IRNA reported.

  • Iran-Iraq 2020-06-10 10:09

    A new transmission line synchronizes Iran, Iraq power grids

    TEHRAN- Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said that Iran and Iraq's power grids have become synchronized since a month ago via the new Amarah-Karkheh 400-KV transmission line stretching over 73 kilometers.

  • Iran-Iraq 2019-10-07 19:53

    Iran, Iraq capable of increasing bilateral trade to $20b by 2021: industry min.

    TEHRAN – Iranian Minister of Industry, Mining and Trade Reza Rahmani says Iran and Iraq have the potential to increase the value of their bilateral trade to $20 billion dollars by 2021.