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Prospects Dwindle for Kurdistan Eurobond Debut

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Plans for Iraq’s semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan to tap international markets have been all but wiped out by falling oil prices, rising geopolitical tensions and a difficult backdrop for emerging economies, according to fund managers. In June, representatives from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) met investors to gauge demand for …

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KRG: PKK Pipeline Sabotage Costs Us $250 Million

A flame rises from a pipeline at Tawke oil field near Duhok. Photo: Azad Lashkari for Reuters

Since July 27th, there have been repeated attempted thefts and sabotage attacks on the pipelines that carry crude oil from the Kurdistan Region to Ceyhan in Turkey. This has led to an almost complete stoppage in the flow of crude oil to Ceyhan. The oil exports via the pipelines are the …

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