U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference

This page features the following sections: “In the News” (media coverage); “U.S. Department of Commerce Press Releases”; “More Press Releases”; and “Media Inquiries”.

In the News

KRG Delegation Tells US Business Leaders Kurdistan is Open for Business
CNBC, October 23, 2009

Investing in Iraq: Priming the pump, Iraq seeks foreign investment to rebuild
Washington Times, October 23, 2009

Iraq: Open for Business
New York Times, October 21, 2009

CNBC: Patriots and Profits
CNBC, October 21, 2009 (2:27 pm ET airtime)

Obama Praises Democratic Advances in Iraq
America.gov, October 20, 2009

Investment conference widens Baghdad's relations with Washington - Maliki
Aswat al-Iraq, October 20, 2009

Al-Iraqiyah Interviews Iraqi Spokesman on U.S.-Iraq Talks, Investment Conference (not available online)
Baghdad Al-Iraqiyah Television, October 20, 2009

C-SPAN Video Library: U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference
C-SPAN, October 20, 2009

CNBC: Interviews from the U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference
CNBC, October 20, 2009 (2:17 pm ET airtime)

CNBC: Interviews from the U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference
CNBC, October 20, 2009 (9:44 am ET airtime)

Obama notes 'transition' in U.S.-Iraqi bilateral ties
CNN, October 20, 2009

Iraq Prime Minister Addresses U.S.-Iraq Investment Conference on Economic Issues (not available online)
Iraqiyah, October 20, 2009

Meridian Welcomes US-Iraq Business and Investment Conference Leaders
Meridian International Center, October 20, 2009

Iraq Pitches Investment Opportunities to U.S. Businesses
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, October 20, 2009

U.S. President Obama Meets with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki
Sina English, October 20, 2009

Washington Plays Host to Iraqis in Search of Investment
Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2009

Biden meets Iraq’s PM Maliki
AFP, October 19, 2009

CNBC: Is Now the Time to Invest
CNBC, October 19, 2009 (2:18 pm ET airtime)

CNBC: Rebuilding Iraq Financially
CNBC, October 19, 2009 (10:50 am ET airtime)

The Business and Investment Conference Aims to Forge Solid Economic Partnership (not available online)
Baghdad-As-Sabah, September 26, 2009

International markets: welcome to Iraq
Business Magazine UK, September 25, 2009

FR Doc E9-22823
Federal Register, September 21, 2009

Maliki preps for investment conference
UPI.com, September 18, 2009

TABLE – Iraq key economic indicators
Forbes.com, September 17, 2009

Doing business in Iraq: 10 smart rules
BusinessWeek, September 14, 2009

U.S. Department of Commerce Press Releases

All press releases issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce related to the U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference will be posted below, in addition to being located on the International Trade Administration Office of Public Affairs website.

U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference Set for October 20 & 21 in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Commerce, September 30, 2009

More Press Releases

Readout of the President’s call and meeting with Iraqi President Talabani
The White House – Office of the Press Secretary, October 6, 2009

U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference Set for October 20 & 21 in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of State, October 1, 2009

Press Inquiries

Please direct all press inquiries to Lorri Crowley of the International Trade Administration Office of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Phone: (202) 482-3809
Fax: (202) 482-5819
Email: Lorri.Crowley@trade.gov



Last Updated: 11/9/11 2:05 PM