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Customs and Tax Automation Project completes Implementation Stages

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Finance, Taif Sami Mohammed, has held a meeting on the follow-up to the implementation of the automation project for customs and tax. The Minister said: "The completion of the automation project will contribute to the development of customs departments and improve their performance, by adopting a single window, modernizing […]

Iraq Progresses Towards WTO Membership

The Chairperson of the Working Party on the Accession of Iraq to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ambassador Omar Hilale (Morocco), visited Geneva on 16-18 June. Building on his earlier visits, the purpose of the Chairperson's meetings in Geneva was to identify steps and mobilise support in relaunching Iraq's accession process which had been challenging […]

New System boosts Ease of Doing Business in Iraq

A new online single window system for business registration in Iraq is supporting an entrepreneurial environment during COVID-19. Opening a business in Baghdad has never been easier. All that is needed is one dream, one form and one payment to complete the administrative side of establishing operations. Budding entrepreneurs can reserve a name, register, and […]