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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Republic of Iraq
Head of State : Fouad Massoum
Population : 37.2 Million (2016)
Capital City : Baghdad
Largest City : Baghdad
Languages : Arabic (official), Kurdish (official), Turkmen (a Turkish dialect) and Assyrian (Neo-Aramaic) are official in areas where they c
Monetary Unit : Iraqi Dinar (IQD)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 171.49 Billion (2016)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 0.15 Billion (2016)
GNI (USD) : 170.39 Billion (2016)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 55.83 Billion (2016)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 67.32 Billion (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 69.63 Years (2015)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 0.01 Billion (2016)
Location & Geography
Iraq is located in Asia at the North-east of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Turkey in the North, Iran in the East, Kuwait in the South, Saudi Arabia and Jordan in the South-west, and Syria in the North-west. The Arabian Gulf lies in the South of the country. The terrain is made up mostly of broad plains and reedy marshes in the South-eastern part of the country. About one fifth of the land is arable and there are few permanent crops. The climate is mostly desert with mild to cool winters and dry, hot, cloudless summers. The Northernmost regions along the mountainous Iranian and Turkish borders experience cold winters with heavy snow.
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2017 Rank**Doing Business 2018 Rank**Change in Rank
1651683
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**Change in DTF**
(% points)
44.3944.870.48
Events
Exhibition | September 13 - 16, 2018 | Iraq
Exhibition | September 13 - 16, 2018 | Iraq
Exhibition | May 01 - 05, 2018 | Iraq