Economic Section

The Embassy’s Economic Section is responsible for monitoring and managing the full range of economic relations between the U.S. and Iraq. The section works with the Iraqi government on bilateral and international economic policy issues, reports on developments in the Iraqi economy and trade and investment policies, promotes the adoption of economic policies favorable to free trade and open markets, and provides advocacy on behalf of Iraqi businesses in Iraq. Specific issues handled by the Economic Section include:

  • Macroeconomic situation
  • Finance and banking
  • Economic reform
  • Bilateral and multilateral trade
  • Regional economic integration
  • Intellectual property rights protection
  • Regulatory framework