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New Study to help Strengthen Iraq's Private Sector

The Ministry of Planning's Central Statistical Organization (CSO) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a study on Micro, Small, and Medium-Enterprises (MSMEs) in Iraq. The study provides an evidence base to inform policies and strategies aimed at creating […]

Passenger Numbers Down more than 80% on Iraqi Rail

By John Lee. Iraq's Central Statistics Organization (CSO) has announced a fall of more than 80 percent in passenger numbers on Iraq's railways in 2020. The number of passengers carried fell from 435,000 in 2019 to 77,000 in 2020, probably due, at least in part, to the coronavirus pandemic. More here (Arabic). (Source: CSO) (Picture: […]