Iran’s Iraqi Market. By TAMER BADAWI*

The rise of the Islamic State has created both challenges and opportunities for Iranian trade networks in Iraq.   The rise of the Islamic State (IS) and its expansion in Iraqi territory has threatened trade routes between Iran and Iraq, which have thrived over the past decade because Iraqi markets remained mostly open at a time when sanctions closed off other potential

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Promoting Investment in a Fragile Context: the OECD Iraq Project

FOREWORD In 2007, the Government of Iraq requested OECD support to help identify and support policy reforms through research, policy dialogue, and capacity building. Since then, the OECD Iraq Project has assisted the Iraqi government in a wide range of economic policy initiatives in the areas of infrastructure finance, developing and implementing economic zones, and public p

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