Iraq’s economy is heavily dependent on hydrocarbons, with 90% of government revenue derived from oil & gas. The government is actively trying to pursue a variety of policies that will help diversify the economy. Iraq has a vibrant, literate and youthful population, favourable demographics for a burgeoning economy. The country has operated under tough conditions over the past few years, however, the workforce has thrived, with employment increasing. The youthful population are active in their use of technology, with new start-ups enhancing their reputation using fintech and mobile technology.
The Iraq Banking & Investment Summit aims to tap into the wide range of new and exciting opportunities within the country. The economy is growing rapidly, 12% in 2016 and forecasted to average in the double digits for the coming years, making Iraq one of the fastest growing emerging economies in the world. This conference aims to tap into and discuss the growth story in a wide array of industries, including;
- Financial Services
Register now and meet with government officials and key players within the Iraqi economy.