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The Dutch Disease and Iraq's Foreign Exchange Rate

By Dr. Zeki Fattah, for The Iraqi Economists Network (IEN). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Dutch Disease and Iraq's Foreign Exchange Rate Economists who studied the reasons for the low per capita growth of GDP in developing countries that rely […]

Iraq and Russia Maintain Oil Glut

By John Lee. Iraq and Russia are leading the global surge in oil exports despite a highly competitive market. This has maintained low prices not seen since 2009, with a February settlement for Brent Crude at $56.42 a barrel. Bloomberg reported record export data of 10.6 million barrels a day from Russia and 2.9 million bpd […]