Iraq Finance 2012- A New International Conference & Exhibition On Banking And ..

Welcome to Iraq Finance 2012, a new international conference and exhibition on banking and financial services in Iraq.
SEPTEMBER 18-19, 2012-LONDON : The Aim:

Iraq Finance 2012 will facilitate constructive dialogue and exchanges between all the key players to rebuild a world-class banking and financial services industry in Iraq.

The Objectives:

To discuss opportunities for regenerating the banking and financial services industry in Iraq.
To introduce the current state of banking and finance in Iraq to international investors.
To develop a comprehensive assessment of the Iraqi banking and financial services industry and address needs for reform and investment.
To examine the issues relating to the mobilisation of investment and project finance for the Iraqi private and public sectors.
To examine the state of corporate financing in Iraq and the sources for equity, short-term and long-term debt financing for the Iraqi private sector.
To promote collaboration between Iraqi Ministers, Deputies, Advisors, CBI officials, heads of government, Director Generals, senior parliamentarians, and financial experts with their international counterparts.

Key Topics

The current state of banking and finance in Iraq.
Immediate and long term strategies of the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank.
The mobilisation of debt and equity finance for the Iraqi private sector.
The financing of large scale infrastructure projects and Public-Private Partnerships
The use of development aid from international agencies.
The use of export finance and tied loans.
Iraq’s indebtedness and factors behind its credit-worthiness.
Business in Iraq – the ins and outs.

An overview of government reforms and investment needed in:

- Banking
- Investment banking
- Insurance
- Project and corporate finance
- Leasing
- Capital Markets
- Money Markets
- Consumer Finance
- Payments and Technology
- Development Finance
- Export Finance
- Private Equity


H.E. Dr Rowsch Nori ShawaysDeputy Prime Minister for Economical Affairs
H.E. Dr Qusay al-SuhailFirst Deputy, President of Iraq Parliament
H.E. Dr Rafi Al EssawiMinister of Finance
H.E. Dr Sinan Al-ShabibiGovernor, Central Bank of Iraq
H.E. Dr Thamir GhadhbanChairman, Advisory Commission to the Prime Minister
H.E. Dr Sami al-ArajiChairman, National Investment Commission
H.E. Dr Haidar al-AbadiChairman of Finance Committee in Parliament
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