Trade is discussing with a US official Iraq’s accession to the World Trade Organization
The Minister of Commerce, Mohammed Al-Ani, on Wednesday, during a meeting with Minister Plenipotentiary for Economic Affairs at the US Embassy to leave the blood of Iraq’s keenness to develop trade and economic relations with all countries of the world.
“The Minister of Commerce Mohammed Hashim Al-Ani discussed with the Minister Plenipotentiary for Economic Affairs at the US Embassy Patrick Dam, ways to develop economic and trade relations between Iraq and America and exchange views on issues of mutual understanding,” the ministry said in a statement received.
The Minister pointed out that “during the meeting discussed the issue of Iraq’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the steps taken by Iraq to join the organization and the most important required files related to the process of accession in accordance with the requirements of the current stage, the most important file memorandum of foreign trade policy for Iraq and a file of the preliminary presentation of goods and services and a plan file Legislative implementation and the intellectual property file, as well as the issue of facilitating the granting of business visas to both parties.
The minister stressed, “Iraq’s keenness to develop trade and economic relations with all countries of the world, especially the United States of America in the light of the government program announced by the Prime Minister and ratified by Parliament, in addition to the importance of developing and developing joint relations at all levels and seeking to open new channels of communication with Countries of the world. ”
In turn, Minister Plenipotentiary Patrick pointed to “the importance of developing relations and activating them in the economic aspect.”
He stressed, “the importance of the forum, which will be held during the next few months and includes businessmen between the two countries that Iraq has fertile ground encourages investors to enter the Iraqi market and this forum includes all economic, trade, agriculture and industry to other areas.” Source