Iraq-China trade reached $16 billion in six months: Commercial Consul



Khazan Jangiz | Rudaw

China’s bilateral trade volume with Iraq reached $16 billion in six months, its commercial consul in Erbil told Rudaw on Tuesday, adding that the Kurdistan Region has become a “gold mine” for foreign investors.

“The Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Erbil always encourages Chinese-funded enterprises and individuals to come to this lovely land to invest and cooperate in the reservoir area to achieve complementary advantages, mutual benefit and win-win results,” China’s Commercial Consul in Erbil, Li Qingsheng told Rudaw on Tuesday.

According to Qingsheng, bilateral trade between Iraq and China amounted to $16.3 billion in the first six months of the year. 

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