Iraq Duty Free is managed by Financial Links which is part of ASK Group of Companies. In 2003, ASK Group of Companies was appointed as Official Concessionaire for coming 15 years. At that time, Iraq Duty Free came into existance under the patronage of Financial Links.
Financial Links is in the business of general trading & contracting. It imports items from suppliers all around the world and sells these items through retail sale operations at duty free shops, diplomatic duty free shops and military duty free shops.
Iraq Duty Free has maintained sustained growth of around 70% for the past 3 years. This year we are aiming for 48%-52% growth in sales. Fragrances and Cosmetics are our best-selling categories. We are exclusive distributors for many brands in Iraq and we are in negotiation with many other brands to distribute their products in Iraqi market. We have our own warehouses and transport fleet for logistics. We ship to Iraq from Turkey and Dubai on a regular basis.
ASK Group of Companies has offices in Baghdad, Sulaimaniyah, Erbil, Basra, Dubai & Turkey.
Total number of employees for all the member companies exceeds 400 full-time employees other than daily wagers. Employees are provided free furnished single or family accommodation, food and messing facilities with annual leaves and other facilities. Employee turn-over ratio is nearly zero because of the friendly atmosphere.