Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan reopen border for trade

Trucks lined up at the Iraqi Kurdistan and Iranian border as it partially reopened for trade on May 3, weeks after it was shut to curb the spread of the coronavirus.


Iran, Iraq to open three border commercial centres

Tehran and Baghdad have been looking to augment their trade volume and consolidate their trade ties. New commercial centres will help strengthen local markets as well.


Zanjan Chamber of Commerce to open office in Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Zanjan Chamber of Commerce signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Erbil Chamber of Commerce and Industry that allows setting up a branch of the Iranian local chamber in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.

Local Chambers

Iran to open trade offices in Iraq, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria

The plan is part of Iran’s wider approach to promote ties with regional countries. Western neighbours are now the country’s economic priority following the US sanctions.


Iran says FTA with Iraqi Kurdistan can expand economic ties

Sulaymaniyah was the second city in the Iraqi Kurdistan region after the capital Erbil where Iranian political and business authorities took part in a joint business forum aimed at augmenting bilateral trade.


Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan to launch joint production to export to regional countries

Iranian and Irqi Kurds officials call themselves "brothers" and that comes from Iran’s consistent backing of the Iraqi Kurds in repelling IS terrorists as well as Tehran’s support during the US 2003 invasion of Iraq. Erbil and Tehran are now consolidating their trade ties.