Discover Kurdistan's Business Landscape
Real Estate & Construction, Human Capital, ICT, and Agriculture & Water sectors play an increasingly effective role in the economic and social development of the Kurdistan Region. In this issue, we keep an eye on the recent developments and achievements relating to opportunities and challenges in these critical sectors.
Dr. Mustafa Ramazan Goran speaks to IIG regarding the ties that the KRG Representation in Austria is fostering between Austrian and Kurdish business and society.
Khaman Zirar Asaad provides IIG exclusive insight into the ways in which the KRG Representation in France is bringing French business to the Kurdistan Region.
Raad Zahid provides IIG with some specifics on the ESX’s opening, initial market capitalization, and plans to attract foreign investors.
Dilshad Shakir speaks to IIG about the role that Azady Industries is playing in the development of Sulaimani a center for heavy indus- try in Iraq and the broader region, and well as the major potential for further growth in the sector.
Baker Saeed Taufiq discusses Azmar Air’s expanding ground handling operations in Kurdistan and the company’s ambitious plans to turn its Slemani base into a nexus for international cargo flights.
Fuad Anaswah provides IIG insight into the opportunities, as well as the challenges, in maintaining the sky- rocketing growth of the Kurdistan Region’s retail and fleet automobile sector, and how Niva has become a central player in the market.
John Downe discusses the opportunities and challenges Azure sees as it introduces the serviced office concept to the Kurdistan Region.
Robert Ritchie speaks to IIG about the growing demand for professional development training and education in the Kurdistan Region, and how PDI’s MBA program remains the touchstone of business education in Kurdistan and Iraq.
Ian McIntosh talks to IIG about the MNR’s plans to develop technical and vocational skills that will allow the Kurdish workforce to take on a bigger role at all levels of Kurdistan’s booming oil and gas industry.
Nawzad Kameran explains how Kurdistan Careers connects Kurdistan’s workforce with the region’s growing economy through networking and capacity building.
Bilal Wahab provides IIG exclusive analysis into the changing dynamics in Kurdistan’s energy sector and regional geopolitics, and argues for further progress in responsible management of the KRG’s energy sector and hydrocarbon revenues.
Dean Michael speaks to IIG regarding Atconz’s massive ambitions and developments in the Kurdistan Region, as well as the challenges and opportunities present in Kurdistan’s current business and regulatory environment.
Mario Al-Jebouri speaks to IIG about the quickly changing dynamics present in the Kurdistan Region’s real estate sector, its current challenges, and future opportunities.
Yassin Younis provides exclusive insight into SSH Design’s entrance into the Kurdistan Region, and discusses the challenges and opportunities present in Kurdistan’s design and development sectors.
Jean Marie Boixel predicts a bright future for hypermarkets like Auchan in Kurdistan.
Christophe Durand talks with IIG about SI Retail’s expanding operations in Kurdistan and the opportunities in the retail sector.
Bhupesh Malhotra speaks to IIG regarding the opportunities and challenges of pioneering foreign investment in the Kurdistan Region’s retail market.
Rebaz Kawa speaks to IIG regarding the trajectory of the Kurdistan Region’s ICT sector, the opportunities present, and the steps that TarinNet and the KRG are taking to realize the sector’s potential.
Godar Ibrahim speaks to IIG regarding the current opportunities and challenges facing Kurdistan’s ICT sector, and the huge potential in several ICT-related fields.
Martin Kolb discusses a flurry of new projects at Divan Erbil.