An ever-changing game plan
ME PoV Spring 2012 issue
Iraq’s business climate and the opportunities ahead
Nine years after the U.S.-led invasion, security remains the number one concern to the general public, local businesses and foreign investors. Iraq’s infrastructure is still dilapidated and the economy is firmly controlled, for the most part, by the central government. Electricity shortages and an antiquated banking system continue to hinder progress in an economy that was ravaged by wars and sanctions.