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Iraq ranks 117th in the list of the richest countries in the world

6th December, 2021

Iraq ranked 117th globally, and 11th in the Arab world among the “richest countries in the world” list for the current year 2021 in terms of per capita GDP, according to the American “Global Finance” magazine.

In a report on “the richest and poorest countries in the world”, in terms of per capita GDP, in a list of 192 countries reviewed by Shafak News Agency, the magazine said, “The State of Qatar ranked first as the richest Arab country, while it ranked fourth in the world, as the Qatari per capita share of GDP amounted to 100.037 thousand dollars annually, followed by the UAE second in the Arab world and 6th globally with a share of 74,245 thousand dollars annually,

Bahrain third in the Arab world, and 23rd globally with a share of 53,128 thousand dollars, and Saudi Arabia fourth in the Arab world and 27th globally with a per capita share of GDP The total amounted to 48,908 thousand dollars, then Kuwait fifth in the Arab world and 35th globally with a share of 44,609 thousand dollars, and Oman sixth in the Arab world and 52nd globally with a share of 32,327 thousand dollars, and Libya ranked seventh in the Arab world and 100th globally with a share of 13,489 thousand dollars.

And she added that “Egypt ranked eighth in the Arab world and 101st globally with a share of 13,422, then Algeria came ninth in the Arab world and 111th globally with a share of 11,829 thousand dollars, then Jordan came tenth in the Arab world and 114th globally with a share of 10,821 and Iraq came 11th in the Arab world and 117415 globally with a share of 10,821.”

Globally, Luxembourg came as the richest country in the world in 2021, with a per capita GDP of $126,782 thousand, Ireland came in second place with a share of 111,360 thousand, and Singapore came third with a share of 107,677 thousand dollars, while Burundi followed the list with 779 dollars, preceded by Somalia At $953.

Gross domestic product (GDP) is the market value of all final goods and services locally in a country, i.e. what is produced within the country during a specific period of time, and helps measure the standard of living of an individual.

The indicator is also considered a measure of the performance of the economy. Thus, the size of the total income increases, and in the end it is offset by the increase in the income that the individual receives.  LINK

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Samson:  Iraq supports the formation of a “pressure alliance” against countries that refuse to return the smuggled money

6th December, 2021
Iraq called on the affected countries to launch a pressure bloc against the countries that hold the smuggled funds and refrain from returning them, which provide a safe haven for the corrupt.

The Director General of the Recovery Department in the Integrity Commission, Moataz Faisal Al-Abbasi, said in an interview with the official newspaper, that “Iraq was present at the meeting of the states parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, to deliberate on the agreement on experiences, successful experiences and obstacles to the work of the competent authorities in the fight against corruption,”

Noting that “a representative of Iraq, the head of the Federal Integrity Commission, Judge Alaa Jawad Hamid, called for activating the refund and encouraging countries to conclude memoranda of understanding within the framework of the international agreement and dealing with the judiciary. LINK

 

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