Iraq’s 9 key areas of export opportunity
“Iraq is very definitely open for business,” according to the ambassador for the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq Mouayed Saleh.
Saleh, who led a trade delegation to Australia, spoke at the recent Iraq Australia Business Forum held by the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq and Australian Trade Commission in Melbourne.
He urged local businesses to take advantage of opportunities presented by Iraq’s rapid development. “Those Australian companies that hesitate or wait too long may discover that they are too late to reap the commercial benefits as the country arapidly progresses to developed nation status,” he warned.
“Business and investment opportunities are opening up in Iraq at a tremendous pace and the nation’s infrastructure needs can only be described as extraordinary,” added Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce CEO Cynthia Dearin. The AACCI is dedicated to promoting the benefits of bilateral trade and investment with the Middle East.
The Melbourne forum included information sessions and briefings on:
Construction and building
Travel and tourism