Everywhere from Northern Ireland to China have sought bilateral agreements to benefit from the rapid growth of Iraq. Now it is Syria's turn.
Mohammed Nidhal, Syria's minister of trade, headed to Iraq with a delegation of more than 100 Syrian businessmen. The two countries pledged to increase trade between them.
Khayrullah Babakir, Iraqi minister of trade, said "The deal focuses on empowering the private sector in both countries in addition to establishing cooperation in data and expertise and the development of investment projects."
(Source: Ministry of Trade; Aknews)