Understanding Risks of Investing in Iraq Key to Success


Commentary by Michael Diaz, Jr., Halim Gebeili, and Arti Sangar

Daily Business Review
August 1, 2012

As Iraq recovers from decades of war, U.S. businesses are taking a close look at potential investment opportunities. Project financing is par­ticularly important, as Iraq needs new power plants, housing developments, roads, bridges, ports and telecommu­nications systems. Because security is still a concern, many savvy investors and service providers are paying par­ticular attention to Kurdistan, the semi-autonomous northern region that has a favorable business climate.

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