Al-Hamdani: Iraq seeks access to the World Trade Organization and its integration into the global economy
2/25/2019

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Baghdad Chamber of Commerce chief Jafar al-Hamdani said Monday (25 February that Iraq is pursuing various ways, activities and events to reach the WTO agreement and integrate its economy with the global economy.




"After Iraq signed the trade agreement with the Jordanian side, the trade and economic relations with the merchants and businessmen of both countries have been revived," al-Hamdani said during the signing of an agreement between the Baghdad Chamber of Commerce and the Amman Chamber of Industry in a statement received.




"The agreement was signed during the Jordanian-Iraqi business forum, which was attended by Iraqi minister of Industry and Minerals Saleh al-Jabouri and a selection of Iraqi industrial and commercial figures, as well as Jordanian minister of Industry, Minerals and trade Tariq al-Hamouri and Jordanian personalities," the statement added. Other ".




"Iraq is in dire need of a joint Arab economic project to return to the Arab and international incubator," Al-Hamdani said, noting that "the agreements signed with Jordan will be the real breakthrough."




"Iraq wants to be present at the Arab and international economic events and to arrive as soon as possible with the World Trade Organization Agreement and the integration of Iraq into the global economy," he said, pointing out that "the agreements will be an opportunity to reach the Red Sea ports through Jordan."




"Iraq wants Jordan to reach out to international banks, to establish economic partnerships with Jordanian businessmen and to supply goods through Aqaba," al-Hamdani said.

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"NATO " reveals the mission of its forces in Iraq: identified/"NATO " reveals the mission of its forces in Iraq: identified
2/25/2019



The NATO/NATO mission in Iraq on Monday (25 February 2019) disclosed the mission of its forces, which was confirmed four months ago.




"This task has been identified about four months from now, our goal is to advise the Iraqi Ministry of Defence, the Office of the National Security Advisor, the Prime Minister and the General Operations Centre," said the commander of NATO forces in Iraq, Danny Fortin, in a press statement.




"We also train military school instructors and provide them with professional military education," he said, adding that "this mission includes Baghdad and a number of other areas of Iraq."




"Thanks to our history (NATO), which is renowned for providing specialties and our expertise in training, exercise and qualification in a number of countries, we can help the Iraqi army evolve in several areas and become a professional force," he said.




"His forces have recently started training Iraqi soldiers, working with various branches of the Ministry of Defense, and starting from military schools, we are preparing military instructors,"

he said, "although their numbers are few but we are working as a complement to other efforts, and we are working side by side with the Ministry of Defense on Prepare those trainers who will become the future military instructors in schools. "


"His forces aim to make the Iraqis reach a level where they are able to train their troops instead of resorting to foreigners, like us, to train their troops," Fortin said.

That’s the point. Our task is not to fight battles and combat, not to train in battlefields or to provide field advice. "What we do is to provide training in schools and military colleges, to help the Iraqi army to be better and more professional."

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Learn about Iraq’s credit rating


2/23/2019


Baghdad – Iraq’s credit rating will remain B- / B with a stable outlook, Standard & Poor’s ratings agency said.


The agency said on Saturday that a stable outlook reflected its view that risks to the performance of public finances in Iraq would be contained.

It said it did not expect to raise its ratings for Iraq over the next 12 months.

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Iraq participates in the Arab-European summit

2/23/2019

BAGHDAD / President of the Republic Luqman al-Fili said on Saturday that President Barham Saleh will participate in the Arab-European summit to be held on Sunday in Sharm el-Sheikh.

"The president will meet on the sidelines of the conference, "Iraq will participate in the conference’s axes, which include strengthening Arab-European relations in the fields of security, counter-terrorism, trade, investment, pluralism and migration, as well as the situation in the region," he said.

"The president will travel to France after a two-day working visit to France at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macaron, and it is hoped that he will meet with senior French officials," Faily said. And senators. "

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Iraq adopts a new currency by dealing with Iran and is close to completing a deal
2/21/2019

Baghdad is close to completing a deal to import energy from Iran by moving away from the dollar and adopting other currencies in trade accounts between the two countries, Prime Minister Abdul Karim Hashim Mustafa’s adviser said on Thursday.


"A large delegation from the Central Bank of Iran has proposed the idea of ​​trading with Iran in European currency, Iraqi dinar or oil," Mustafa said in a recent interview in Moscow on the sidelines of the Valdae International Conference on the Middle East.


"The sanctions against Iran are American and we have the right to protect our national interests; we always tell the Americans: ‘We are friends, but we are not part of your policy in the region.’

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Saleh stresses the importance of following the decisions of the Kuwait Conference for the reconstruction of Iraq

2/20/2019

(KUNA) – Kuwait’s Minister of Trade and Industry Khalid Al-Roudhan and his accompanying delegation stressed on Wednesday the importance of following up what was approved at the Kuwait Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq held in February 2018 and collecting 29.6 billion dollars Dollars.


Saleh stressed during the meeting, according to a presidential statement received by the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it, "the need to strengthen trade cooperation between the two countries, and ways to develop it to achieve economic development in the interest of the two friendly peoples."

"Iraq has a serious desire to open up to its Arab, regional and international environment in the economic and industrial fields, in order to enhance its status and realize the aspirations of its people.

For his part, Minister Al-Roudhan stressed his country’s keenness to develop relations with Iraq and the willingness of Kuwaiti companies to invest and rehabilitate infrastructure in its cities.

During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues of interest to both countries, stressing the increase in the level of trade and economic exchange, exchange of experiences and joint coordination in all fields

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Saleh stresses the importance of following the decisions of the Kuwait Conference for the reconstruction of Iraq

2/20/2019

(KUNA) – Kuwait’s Minister of Trade and Industry Khalid Al-Roudhan and his accompanying delegation stressed on Wednesday the importance of following up what was approved at the Kuwait Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq held in February 2018 and collecting 29.6 billion dollars Dollars.


Saleh stressed during the meeting, according to a presidential statement received by the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it, "the need to strengthen trade cooperation between the two countries, and ways to develop it to achieve economic development in the interest of the two friendly peoples."

"Iraq has a serious desire to open up to its Arab, regional and international environment in the economic and industrial fields, in order to enhance its status and realize the aspirations of its people.

For his part, Minister Al-Roudhan stressed his country’s keenness to develop relations with Iraq and the willingness of Kuwaiti companies to invest and rehabilitate infrastructure in its cities.

During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues of interest to both countries, stressing the increase in the level of trade and economic exchange, exchange of experiences and joint coordination in all fields

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Customs calls on importers to quickly clear their goods and otherwise consider them smuggled
2/19/2019

The Customs Authority on Tuesday urged all importers to expedite the clearance of their goods, indicating that those who delay will be considered smuggling.

"Iraqi and foreign companies and importers must complete the customs transactions of their imported goods through southern ports, land border crossings and air cargo terminals through international airports as soon as possible and adopt the customs clearance companies officially licensed by the Director General in the clearance," the agency said in a statement. Their goods exclusively ".


"As of 20 February, all containers of goods whose owners are delayed in their release will be considered as smuggling under the provisions of Article 192/1 of the Customs Law.

The Commission expressed its hope of all importers to follow up earnestly to clear their goods from the customs estate without exceeding the legal time limit and to miss the opportunity of the weak souls who are trying to obstruct the implementation of government decisions aimed at regulating trade and combating the phenomenon of corruption at the border crossing points.

In granting approvals and simplifying procedures for the import or export of goods to ensure smooth trade exchange with neighboring countries and the world. "

The customs departments shall operate in the customs and customs boundaries and may exercise their powers throughout the territory, the territorial sea and inland waters, including lakes, rivers, marshes and marshes in accordance with the provisions of this law.

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