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04-20-2016, 09:52 PM
E-commerce in Iraq is witnessing a rapid growth

4-18-2016BAGHDAD / JD / .. Despite the recent phenomenon of e-commerce in Iraq, but it is experiencing in the last recently rapid growth as a result of the large number of social networking sites across (Bejat), especially for the promotion of goods with home delivery services, has seen a number of specialists in economic affairs that trade E has several advantages for citizens of hand pick the item carefully through browsing the electronic sites and delivering them to him, but they at the same time feared to exploit this new technology by some outlaws to be the sites of the monument and fraud, calling on the government to tighten control over the phenomenon.
He says a member of the economic and investment commission parliamentary Najiba Najib, that e-commerce is a modern phenomenon make Iraq keep pace with developments in the world, especially in the field of economics and shopping Whenever countries and areas in the commercial and international companies approached whenever a strong impetus towards strengthening the Iraqi economy and trade in Iraq.She said Najib told / KD / that there must be control and familiarity by the government department in order not to be deprived of the rights or the type of injustice to some private citizens when exploited by some thieves or as a fraud.The spread multiple websites, including open market for buying and selling cars sites as well as sites for the sale of furniture, household items, as well as the presence of (Bejat), especially in social networking sites (Facebook) to display household goods (http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?toolid=10029&campid=CAMPAIGNID&customid=CUSTOMID&catId=267&type=2&ext=322070411088&item=322070411088).
Says Umm Ahmed (sewing) it was offering its products across social networking sites (Facebook) through the presentation of the details of the latest fashions and the correspondent by customers to give specific measurements to be sewn and delivered to the customer after a specified period.She said, "In the past, a limited number of customers, but after promotion via social networking sites has become a large number and source of livelihood became too much."
For his part, stressed the economic expert Ali Saleh, said this type of trade emerged in Iraq since 2007, but it was noticeable weak because then the situation, noting that the activity of the trade re-emerged strongly after the emergence of websites Iraqi announces sale of personal goods and small needs until I reached a stage where these sites are specialized for selling real estate, cars and so on.
Said Saleh told / KD / The growth of social networking online and increase its impact on the purchase and shopping decisions as a result of the increasing interaction between the users of those networks and their role in the expansion of this trade for graduated from the local to the regional framework and external.
He pointed out that the revitalization of this trade and activated in a larger requires the development of electronic payment means to meet the requirements of consumers in the region, including guarantees them the introduction of money into Iraq from their assets abroad, pointing out that the introduction of money into the country more difficult than taking them out and turn them due to strict measures to prevent the laundering operations money.
He stressed the importance of opening unknown e-banking credits in foreign remittances, especially for users of Visa and MasterCard accounts as widespread and trading for wide in all countries of the world.