TITLE

From war zone to boom town

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;4/9/2010, Vol. 54 Issue 15, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the growth in the construction project market of Iraq. It mentions that many investors are developing interest in the reconstruction plans of Iraq. It presents a comparison of the projects of Iraq with Qatar. It states that an income of 12 billion dollars will be created by the high oil prices expected to top 100 dollars a barrel. It mentions about the contracts of of Iraq with firms for the oil and gas projects which includes an oil export terminal at Basra.
ACCESSION #
49546441

 

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