Invest In Iraq Essay

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THE USAID-TIJARA PROVINCIAL ECONOMIC GROWTH PROGRAM INVESTOR GUIDE OF BAGHDAD NOVEMBER 2011 This report was produced for review by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). It was prepared by The Louis Berger Group, Inc. Contract No. 267-C-00-08-00500-00 The USAID-TIJARA PROVINCIAL ECONOMIC GROWTH PROGRAM INVESTOR GUIDE OF BAGHDAD This guide provides information of the procedures required on how to establish a project or any other investment project in Baghdad province. It includes guidance on obtaining licenses and permits as well as other information useful to investors, . DISCLAIMER The author’s views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) or the United States Government. CONTENTS ACRONYMS ............................................................... ii 1. INTRODUCTION......................................................... 1 Background of Baghdad Investment Commission ............................. 1 Geography ........................................................................................ 1 People ............................................... Error! Bookmark not defined. Economy ........................................................................................... 5 Transport and Communications ........................................................ 6 2. THE INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT.......................... 7 Introduction ....................................................................................... 7 Openness To Foreign Investment ..................................................... 7 Prevailing Iraqi Investment Laws at a Glance .................................... 7 Efficient Capital Markets and Portfolio Investment .......................... 11 Expropriation and Compensation
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