Today’s news is all about going international in general terms for trade. They did not talk about the currency so much. However, Iraq needs to begin trading with the international community and not just close neighbors. To do this they will need to be part of the WTO (world trade organization). The WTO has used terms like “fast tracking” Iraq to the WTO. Their next major meeting with Iraq in in early November. Do they need a tradable currency on FOREX to join the WTO? The answer is YES. How else will countries convert their currency rates to Iraqi dinar rates? …all the articles are telling us today that Iraq is moving quickly in the right direction.