Iran Iraq

Iran-Iraq border reopens for trade

Mehran crossing on the border with Iraq was reopened on Monday for the trade between Iran and Iraq to be resumed. The crossing would be open on Sundays and Wednesdays allowing 500 trucks to move weekly.


Negotiations underway for reopening of Iran-Iraq border: Official

Iranian customs officials discussed reopening of Mehran border with Iraqi partners to resume trade as both nations have taken health measures to guarantee hygienic transportation of goods.


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.


US extends Iraq’s waivers to import Iran electricity, gas

The United States Thursday granted Iraq a 30-day waiver to keep importing Iranian gas despite American sanctions.


US renews Iraq sanctions waiver for Iranian gas, electricity imports

The United States has granted Iraq a 45-day sanctions waiver enabling the country to continue importing vital Iranian gas and electricity supplies.


Iran’s export to Iraq hits $9 billion in 9 months

Chairman of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce Yahya AleEshaq said that during the first 9 months of the Iranian calendar year (March 22-December 21, 2019), $9 billion of non-oil goods and services were exported to Iraq.

Joint Chambers

Iraq resists US pressure to cut down on Iranian gas imports

Iraq is one of the major Iranian gas clinets to feed its power plants that general electricity for millions of its inhabitants.


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.


Iraq, Iran discuss ditching dollar to expand trade ties

Baghdad and Tehran are keen on expanding their commercial ties despite the US unilateral sanctions. Ditching dollar is one way to reach this goal.


Iran private sector sets eyes on Iraqi reconstruction market

Iran private sector says it has all the capacity to fully enter the Iraqi reconstruction market as the neighbouring country eyes foreign investment to rebuild itself.

Mine and Industry