Iraq is negotiating with 159 countries to join the World Trade Organization (WTO)

Iraq is negotiating with 159 countries to join the World Trade Organization (WTO)



Ministry of Commerce announced that the Minister of Trade Khairallah Hassan Babiker will head the delegation negotiating for Iraq’s accession to the World Trade Organization membership includes representatives from relevant Iraqi ministries and private sector bodies to negotiate with the {159} member state of the WTO, which will be negotiated on files accomplished by Iraq in his career to join this organization.

According to the statement of the Information Office of the Ministry that “Iraq had fought two rounds of negotiations with the World Trade Organization discussed during which many of the files is now going to enter into a round of negotiating a third will be dedicated to file initial offer of goods which has been submitted to the organization after completing accomplished by the Iraqi side.”

“Also, the Department of Foreign Economic Relations Ministry of Commerce, in coordination with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD to prepare a training program continuously and intensively over the 2013 and 2014 aims to strengthen the negotiating capacity and technical skills of the team members a manner that achieves good results serve both the economic and trade in Iraq.”

Iraq has been trying for years to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) in order to improve his trade and economic. Organization has imposed several things on Iraq in order to join her as Iraq seeks to be applied gradually and end all entitlements him to join them.