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June 20, 2019

SULAIMANI — The Kurdistan Region’s General Board of Tourism said more than three million tourists had visited the region last year, bringing the revenue to $955 million.

The general board released statistics of tourism for 2018 in the Kurdistan Region on Wednesday (June 19) and compared it to 2007.

As many as 3,057,642 tourists had visited the Kurdistan Region in"...

Crude oil prices (June 19)
June 20, 2019

SULAIMANI — Crude oil prices remained up on Wednesday (June 19) compared to the previous close.

The price of Brent oil was $62.18 up from $62.10 and US WTI crude was $54.22 from $53.74.

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and"...


June 20, 2019

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Harley-Davidson Inc will partner with China’s Qianjiang Motorcycle Co to build a new smaller motorcycle than its trademark “big hogs”, making good on promises to move more production outside the United States that have angered President Donald Trump.
Trump last year threatened to impose higher taxes on Harley after it made plans to move production for European customers overseas, part of a longer-term strategy for dealing with lower sales in the US and higher costs because"...

June 20, 2019

LONDON — Global oil consumption rose last year at the slowest rate since 2014, as higher prices and broad deceleration in manufacturing activity and freight movements took their toll on fuel use and petrochemicals.

Consumption is likely to rise even more slowly in 2019, given the further weakening of most manufacturing and freight indicators since the start of the year.

World consumption increased by just 1.44 million barrels per day (1.46%) in 2018, according to the latest edition of the BP"...

June 20, 2019

SULAIMANI – Tens of tankers transporting oil of Hasira and Chiasurgh oilfields to the refineries in Erbil were stopped at the checkpoints in Garmian administration on Wednesday (June 19), a security (Asayish) source affirmed.

The spokesperson for the Garmyan General Asayish Directorate Osman Abdulkarim told NRT Digital Media that the prevention was due to the license expiration of the oil transportation company.


June 20, 2019

SULAIMANI — The US dollar to Iraqi dinar (IQD) exchange rate remained down on the Kurdistan Region’s currency markets on Wednesday (June 19).

Broker Rawaz Jaza told NRT Digital Media that $100 was at 120,200 Iraqi dinars, 100 IQD lower than the previous day.

Jaza also reported that 100 British pounds was 250 IQD down to 152,000 Iraqi dinars, and 100 euros was 250"...

June 20, 2019

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has welcomed two new members.

  • Protechnique — a British contractor providing premier technical, engineering, construction, management and capacity building support throughout the world; to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as private industries and multi-lateral agencies;
  • UniHouse — a global professional training, consultancy and education service provider based in Jordan.