Maliki: Iraq One of the Ten Countries Most Growing in the World
|February 19, 2014||Filled under Maliki News|
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said that Iraq is one of the ten countries most growing in the world, and at the time it expected to report fiscal revenue for Iraq through 2035 to 500 billion dollars, called on U.S. companies to invest in Iraq and the establishment of partnerships with the private sector Iraqi private.
Maliki said in an editorial published on the website of Foreign Policy magazine, the U.S. International Affairs, and seen “Alsumaria News”, it, that “Iraq is one of the ten countries in the world’s most developed countries, according to the unit Economist Intelligence,” pointing out that “the growth of most economic sectors in Iraq in 2014.”
Maliki said that “our oil production has risen during the past eight years by 50% for up to three million and 200 000 barrels per day, the end of last year in 2013,” expected to “increase production to four million and 500 thousand barrels per day by the end of 2014 and then to 9 million barrels a day by 2020.”
Maliki said that “fiscal revenue derived from crude oil will reach $ 500 billion through 2035,” pointing out that “this money is being invested to set up our infrastructure, rebuilding roads and bridges and highways, railways and airports.” He Maliki said that “Americans can provide what Iraq needs through investment and trade by entering into partnerships with the private sector and not the government, which only can play these investments play an important role in our strategic plan to fight terrorism and promote reconciliation.”
Refusing to “charity and aid because Iraq does not need her being a powerful country economically.” Maliki reiterated that “Iraq’s procurement of U.S. companies recently rose to the billions of dollars – notably the Boeing 41, and contracts with GE for the rehabilitation of the electricity network we have, and buy military equipment to equip the Iraqi security forces, which is not only a sign of our capabilities and partner and the market.”
It was Merrill Lynch – Bank of America said in a report released by the end of November 2012, according to a poll conducted that Iraq will be the fastest growing among the world’s GDP and will grow in local production up to 10.5 percent, followed by China with 7.7 percent. announced the Ministry of Planning (August 2013), that the rate of growth of the Iraqi economy is about 9%, noting that the figures of economic growth that has been issued and that are audited by international organizations shall be valid and depend on the indicators and accurate figures and not descriptive nor speculative.
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