An international expectation of high economic growth in Iraq

Baghdad, The International Monetary Fund expected that Iraq will achieve the highest economic growth among the Arab Gulf states during the current year.

A statement by the Fund stated that: Iraq is expected to achieve economic growth for the current year, higher than the rest of the oil-rich Arab Gulf states, by 3.6 percent.

He pointed out that: the disparity in the economic growth of the Arab Gulf states and the countries neighboring Iraq will be the clear feature.

He explained that: Bahrain is expected to witness an economic growth of 3.3%, Saudi Arabia 2.9%, Oman 2.5%, the UAE 2.2%, Qatar 1.9%, and Kuwait 0.9%.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency