Private Sector Development Scoping Study, Iraq

The report contains an overview of the private sector and the investment climate in Iraq. The study analyses which sectors have the greatest potential for creation of employment opportunities.

On the basis of the report, the Netherlands has started to establish an incubator for start-ups in Iraq through the Orange Corners programme. The information in the report has also been shared with the World Bank and the EU. Using the recommendations in the reports as a starting point, the Dutch embassy in Baghdad has had discussions about which sectors multilateral institutions in Iraq should target.