Investment Law No. (4) for the year (2006) issued in the Kurdistan Region, the Investment Commission of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq was established on 20/7/2006
The Investment Authority has branches in the following governorates:
1- Investment Commission in Erbil / the capital of the region.
2 – Directorate General of Investment in Erbil.
3- Directorate General of Investment in Duhok.
4 – General Directorate of Investment in Sulaymaniyah.
The Directorate General of Duhok was established on 21/2/2007 and has four other directorates:
1- Directorate of Research and Information.
2 – Directorate of evaluation and licenses.
3- Directorate of Cities and Industrial Zones.
4 – Directorate of Legal, Administrative and Financial Affairs.
The investor is looking for interesting ideas to invest in, collects a number of information, evaluates the economic feasibility study and develops elaborate business plans to implement for profit.
Investment opportunities are influenced by factors that will change the investment environment, including:
1. Naturl resources.
2. Government facilities.
3- Secure the place for investment.
4. Industries are in place.
5- Connecting small industries.
Determining the expenditure ceiling.
7- Addressing economic problems.
8- Linking different economic sectors.
Investment can be in sectors:
(agriculture, tourism, industry, trade, services, banking, transportation, infrastructure and sports).
As well as investment in the field of human resources such as education and health, which will positively affect the growth and development of society.