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  1. LINK Finance Committee in the House of Representatives: a surplus of funds due to high oil prices 16th July, 2019 The Finance Committee in the House of Representatives, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, a surplus of funds due to high oil prices, and record low price in the budget of 2019. "The price of oil in all budgets is set by experts in a speculative manner, even if there is a rise or fall in world oil prices," said committee commissioner Ahmed al-Saffar. Al-Saffar said that "there is a financial surplus, because the price of a barrel in the budget (56), in fact, is much higher, this money will be within the supplementary budget, which is distributed after half a year, if there is a financial surplus, Surplus". "The distribution of the supplementary budget funds is the responsibility of the ministries of finance and planning, and the House of Representatives has a role to do so, and be distributed according to regions and provinces that have received a few allocations, or is allocated part of this money for important projects, Likely that "the next few days, will witness the preparation and distribution of the supplementary budget."
  2. Boom Shaka-Laka Boom ! LINK Disclosure of the date of receipt of the 2020 budget and parliamentary finance confirms: There will be a boom in the Iraqi economy 16th July, 2019 A source in the Finance Committee of the parliamentary, on Tuesday, the date of receipt of the draft budget for 2020, while noting that the budget will bring a boom in the Iraqi economy. The source said that "the Finance Committee agreed with the Ministry of Finance to receive the draft budget 2020 in September next," noting that "there will be a qualitative boom in the Iraqi economy through drastic changes in public expenditure and investment funds and services." The source, who preferred not to be named, said that "the 2020 budget will be strengthened by the final accounts and will include tables on internal and external indebtedness, taxes, customs, border crossings and returns of state property." He pointed out that "the draft budget 2020 is now working on a specialized team, under the supervision of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, will include two prices of oil fixed and moving."
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  6. An economist who identifies Al-Zawra with several factors that will attract investments to Iraq July 15, 2019 8:59 PM Author: alzawraapaper Al-Zawra / Laith Jawad: The economic expert stressed that the need to provide fertile ground to encourage investment, identifying several important factors that attract investors. "The investment law alone does not encourage the advancement of investment, but it needs to provide fertile ground that encourages investment and is a factor of attracting investors," he said. "The most important elements that investment needs to be successful in Iraq is In addition to the security and political stability is an important factor in investment, in addition to the provision of modern communication and communication methods that encourage investors to come to Iraq and implement their investment projects. I. The advantage of the investment law in the event of conflict with the laws of the ministries Alakhary.aly said that former MP Najiba Najib in an interview for «Zora»: The private sector should have a distinctive role in supporting the state's economic and financial resources, maximizing these resources, not relying on the general budget in its allocations and searching for ways to obtain financial resources, and stressing that the role of the private sector in economic development, Of the ministries that do not have the ability to finance their projects resorted to investment in the private sector to finance projects that are idle or still under implementation. Najib stressed: The new amendments in the investment law will be the pillar of the Iraqi economy for the next stage if built on solid foundations depend on it Market economy. link
  7. LINK Can KRG delegation break oil-for-budget deadlock in Baghdad? 15th July, 2019 Balloons in the Kurdistan Region’s national colors are released during the official opening of the Khurmala oilfield, Erbil province, July 18, 2009 A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is set to visit Baghdad later this week with the aim of resolving the long-standing disagreement with the central government over the delivery of Kurdish oil in exchange for a share of the federal budget. Under the 2019 budget agreement, approved in January 2019, the KRG was granted a 12.67 percent share of the federal budget – short of its pre-2014 share of 17 percent – on the condition it sends 250,000 barrels of oil per day to the state marketing body SOMO and deposits all revenues into the central treasury. However, the KRG has so far failed to keep its end of the deal. As parliament prepares to discuss the 2020 budget, Iraqi lawmakers are concerned the KRG will again fail to keep its end of the bargain. When Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with Baghdad officials on June 20, he said he discussed oil matters with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi and emphasized that an agreement should be reached that would be acceptable to both parties. Abdul-Mahdi and Barzani agreed to form two committees to set the agenda for future talks. “We have reached the final stages and what is left is the just a visit from a high ranking KRG delegation to Baghdad to sign a final agreement as we have already spoken on all the issues,” Shakawan Abdulla, a former Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) MP and negotiator in Baghdad said. The KRG delegation is expected to consist of KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, Finance Minister Awat Sheikh Janab, Peshmerga Minister Shorish Ismael, and MPs from various parties. Iraqi lawmakers are piling pressure on Abdul-Mahdi’s government to implement the agreement, accusing him of being too soft on the KRG, which is yet to send a single barrel of oil to Baghdad in exchange of its 2019 budget share. Iraqi MPs have even urged the government to freeze the KRG’s share of the budget until oil deliveries are secured. The KRG has been using revenues earned through its independent oil sales to clear its debts, which piled up in recent years after Baghdad cut its share of the federal budget to zero, global oil prices crashed, and the region was struck by war and financial crisis. “In principle, we do not have any issues with handing over the 250,000 barrels of oil per day to Baghdad,” said Barzani, but added “before it happens, agreements should be made.” “The matter is not just that we should hand over 250,000 barrels of oil. There are also legal dimensions. There is an accumulation of loans on the KRG because of budget cuts from 2014. We have discussed these things and talked about how we can reach a deal that Baghdad and the Kurdistan Region can agree on.” A leading member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), who spoke to Rudaw on condition of anonymity, said last week: “The Americans and UN and even Europeans have pressured both sides to hold constructive and fruitful meetings [and] not just waste time.” “Good understanding has emerged between Erbil and Baghdad in order for Erbil to hand over 250,000 barrels of oil per day and for Baghdad to continue the budget that it does now and the matter of the budget law should no longer be the center of issues.” “The signing of the first agreement will give way to a second agreement on the subject of disputed and Kurdistani areas outside KRG and Peshmerga control,” he added. Dana Jaza, a KDP MP in Baghdad, described the KRG visit to Baghdad as “instrumental”. “There is a strong possibility that an agreement will be signed,” Jaza added. The KRG began selling oil independently of Baghdad in 2013, leading then-PM Nouri al-Maliki to suspend the Region’s budget share altogether. When Peshmerga forces took control of security in Kirkuk in 2014, the KRG also seized the province’s bountiful oilfields. When Iraqi forces retook these oilfields in October 2017, the KRG lost around half of its oil revenues. Oil exports via the pipeline linking the Kurdistan Region to ports in Turkey were suspended for several months. Erbil-Baghdad relations have vastly improved since Abdul-Mahdi took office, and exports have resumed. Although a smaller share than before, the Region is again receiving federal funding. If the KRG does not show it is willing to send even a portion of the oil quota to Baghdad, the Iraqi government may again cut its budget. Although Iraq is unlikely to use force, the events of October 2017 remain fresh in the minds of Kurdish leaders. If criticism of Abdul-Mahdi continues, MPs may remove him from office. His predecessor Haider al-Abadi, who took a more uncompromising approach to the KRG, recently hinted he would like to return to power.
  8. LINK A senior delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government headed by Barzani to visit Baghdad on Tuesday 15th July, 2019 A senior delegation of his government will visit the federal capital Baghdad on Tuesday, Prime Minister Meshur Azrani said on Monday. Barzani said during the first meeting with his government team today that a high-level delegation from the provincial government will visit Baghdad tomorrow to express good intentions and to conduct dialogues on finding a suitable solution to the outstanding differences between Erbil and Baghdad within the framework of the Constitution. Barzani was pleased after the formation of his new government to visit Baghdad, the Iraqi capital, and put in his program the government a number of points to regulate the relationship with Baghdad to resolve the dispute. "A constructive and stable partnership with Baghdad," which said: This is a new era for the Kurdistan Region, which means renewing our relationship with our partners in the Federal Republic of Iraq. The priority of the administration is to develop a constructive and stable partnership with Baghdad based on mutual respect and cooperation. This includes a clear understanding of the rights and duties of the parties. We share a range of mutual interests with Baghdad that cover trade, the security of our borders and the economic prosperity of our citizens. These interests can be achieved only through partnership rather than constant competition. There are long-term issues that need to be addressed and this Government is committed to finding new ways of dialogue. The goal should be to leave past conflicts in favor of developing new approaches to common challenges. The constitution will be the core of the negotiations with Baghdad, which will be led by a high-level negotiating team from the Kurdistan Regional Government. The participation will focus on the following issues: Annual budget allocations for Kurdistan We resolve the sharing of the import equation that sets the annual budget and secure a just and lasting agreement for Kurdistan. Distribution of oil and gas resources We will seek the full implementation of Articles 111 and 112 of the Constitution, which enhances the rights of Kurdistan in relation to the equitable distribution of oil and gas and development. If supported, the government program will increase transparency and investment in the oil and gas sector, which works to increase oil exports in Iraq and Kurdistan. Military and Security Cooperation We will strengthen our ability to combat common threats, address security changes in disputed areas and ensure that the Peshmerga is included in Iraq's defense system. Disputed areas Our priority is to resolve the issue of disputed areas in line with the road map provided for in Article 140 of the Constitution, otherwise this map is implemented, priority must be for joint security and administrative coordination with the federal government in the disputed areas. Political Cooperation We will work to strengthen our political cooperation with the government in Baghdad, with emphasis on the principles of partnership, harmony and balance on which the constitution is based. Compensation of martyrs In line with Article 132 of the Constitution, we will strengthen our constitutional right to compensate the martyrs and victims of Anfal and affected by the former Baath regime. Barzani also said he would pay a close visit to Baghdad to meet Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and political forces to discuss resolving the differences. ########### Barzani pleased: a delegation from the provincial government to visit Baghdad tomorrow LINK
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  10. 7-14-2019 Newshound Guru Don961 Article: "Paying with plastic? Iraqis weigh pros and cons" Quote: "In Iraq's cash-driven economy, the Communications Ministry and head of the Central of Bank are getting input on a mechanism that would allow banks and shops to further facilitate the use of debit and credit cards." ...this is where the rubber (er...currency) hits the road...in the marketplace... cool article...dump the rippy old notes with all those zeroes... replace them with new polymer ones that don't deteriorate as quickly... and give them a value so small change can be made without an issue... give 'em sum coins for the Fil jar to save for a rainy day ...
  11. LINK Paying with plastic? Iraqis weigh pros and cons 13th July, 2019 A shopowner in Baghdad, Iraq, receives payment for goods at a supermarket in the capital as officials weigh supporting more cashless initiatives In Iraq's cash-driven economy, the Communications Ministry and head of the Central of Bank are getting input on a mechanism that would allow banks and shops to further facilitate the use of debit and credit cards. "The opportunities available for the Iraqi banks are suitable to embark on electronic system and establish a strong infrastructure by making use of technology which is helpful for banking and money related affairs," Iraqi Central Bank Governor Ali al-Allaq told Rudaw on Friday. Banks are increasingly utilizing ATM cards to distribute salaries to employees in major cities, but most are still paid in hard cash via the Iraqi dinar or US dollar — especially outside major cities. According to data from the Baghdad Banks Group, only eight shops use bank card scanners for the sale of their goods in Baghdad. In the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, some hotels, airports, and shops catering to foreigners accept debit or credit cards. A shop owner in Baghdad explained that customers are not familiar with paying with plastic cards via card scanners. However, Saad Abdulla detailed that as the owner of Nakhla Supermarket he would prefer to accept bank cards. "The electronic system is better and we prefer it. Because maybe sometimes you receive counterfeit banknotes and you do not know it [at the time]," he explained. Iraq offers banknotes in the 250, 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 25,000 and 50,000 dinar denominations. However the bills are easily torn and worn, making the detection of counterfeiting more difficult. Many storefront exchange shops utilize digital bill counters — some with scanners — to try to thwart counterfeiters with varying degrees of success. Additionally, vendors are often hesitant to accept US currency printed prior to 2006. "Or sometimes when we receive cash, we do not have change to pay back. The most important thing to me is change which I do not have usually," added Abdulla. Others who spoke to Rudaw believe Baghdad will need to play a bigger role to institute such sweeping changes. The world's largest business software company SAP held a conference in the Iraqi capital with the attendance of Minister of Communication Naim Thajeel al-Rubaie and other government officials on July 4. A statement from the Iraqi ministry detailed that a "digital transformation" was discussed with the Iraqi Council Ministers, as well as representatives from the German Embassy. SAP is headquartered in Weinheim, Germany. Neither it nor the embassy had an immediate comment on the project. "A Visa card is way better. I hope everything becomes electronic as is the case in the west. I hope it will happen here as well," customer Muhanad Abdulsatar told Rudaw about the possible initiative. Iraq has not held a census in more than 30 years. Its population is estimated around 40 million and rapidly increasingly. The QiCard was established in Iraq in 2007 and is represented by the country's largest bank, Rafidain. According to its website, 12 banks including Rafidain and Rasheed have issued 7.4 million cards at 450 centers across the country.
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