Business in Erbil

Erbil (Arbil, Hawler) has been a melting pot since time immemorial. Today, several different nationalities live and work together in harmony here. The composition and style of the local working population reflects this. They are multilingual, multicultural, tolerant, consensus-oriented, and politically and culturally neutral. The Erbil metropolitan Area stands out from the crowd as a centre of international trade. The region combines transport and logistics expertise with an in-depth knowledge of all the relevant middle-East and European markets.

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Why Erbil

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Erbil (Arbil, Hawler) has been a melting pot since time immemorial. Today, several different nationalities live and work together in harmony here. The composition and style of the local working population reflects this. They are multilingual, multicultural, tolerant, consensus-oriented, and politically and culturally neutral.

By choosing a location in Erbil, you're taking a seat in the director's chair of the Middle East.

Because of its central location, the presence of two major port complexes within a 50 km radius, good international air links with it's Erbil International Airport, the region has always been a major transit hub for people, goods, capital and services to and from the potential customers of the Asian and European continent.

The Erbil Area stands out from the crowd as a centre of international trade. The region combines transport and logistics expertise with an in-depth knowledge of all the relevant middle-East and European markets.


On top of all this, living and working in the Erbil Area is an attractive prospect. There are high-quality international schools, large expat communities, a manageable cost of living, and attractive and affordable (and safe) places to live here. Expats always appreciate the unique work-life balance. On average, they stay here longer than in other Middle Easteren countries. Attracted by all these advantages, today there are already more than 100 companies with an office in Erbil. This large presence brings other benefits.