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Kurdistan Region Trade and Investment Conference

Posted on 16/06/2010

London: Newsdesk Media, in partnership with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), held a highly successful trade and investment conference in the City of London on 15-16 June this year.

Prime Minister Barham Salih was the keynote speaker, and the event was attended by more than 500 delegates – including potential investors representing international businesses from 26 countries.

British government ministers joined delegates in heralding the conference a success and welcoming the opportunities it has created.

UK Trade and Investment Minister Baroness Wilcox said: "The Iraqi Kurdistan region is a gateway for British companies looking to establish a foothold in Iraq. The Iraqi Kurdistan region offers huge potential across a range of sectors for British companies that want to secure a share of this emerging market."

International companies, including HSBC, Forbes & Manhattan, Caterpillar, BAE Systems, Lufthansa, Shell, Heritage Oil, Genel Enerji, Korea National Oil Corporation, Pepsico, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Asiacell, Motorola and Korek Telecom represented a broad range of industry sectors.

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