View Full Version : Behind Iraq’s Impressive GDP Growth Rate

05-14-2013, 02:35 PM
Iraq’s economy is noteworthy for its contradictions. Many experts believe that it will be one of the fastest growing economies in the world over the next few years. That’s mostly because of its tremendous oil and natural gas wealth that fuels the entire nation. On the other hand, unemployment, underemployment, and poverty are relatively high. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a perfect example of a figure that appears to show the promise of the country, but upon further inspection shows the large structural problems within Iraq.

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