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IMF Predicts Strong Recovery for Iraq in 2021

By John Lee. In its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast a sharp slowdown in Iraq's economy this year, followed be a strong recovery in 2021. It says: "The COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting high and rising human costs worldwide, and the necessary protection measures are severely impacting economic activity. […]

IEA Prepares in-depth Outlook for Iraqi Energy Sector

In preparation for the World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2012 special report on the Iraq energy outlook, the International Energy Agency (IEA) held an informal one-day workshop in Istanbul, Turkey on 4 May 2012. The workshop was chaired by Dr. Fatih Birol, IEA Chief Economist, and had some 85 attendees, including His Excellency Thamir Ghadhban, Chairman […]