By John Lee.
Iraq has been ranked 149th out of 160 countries in the World Bank‘s Logistics Performance Index (LPI), an fall of 8 places since the previous report in 2014.
The LPI is an interactive benchmarking tool created to help countries identify the challenges and opportunities they face in their performance on trade logistics and what they can do to improve their performance.
The index is topped by Germany, Luxembourg and Sweden, with Syria coming last behind Haiti and Somalia.
Neighbouring Iran was ranked 96th.
(Source: World Bank)