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