Baghdad / Farah pumice
predicted an economist for "morning" to witness the coming years in a doubling of trade exchange between Iraq and Russia, likely to achieve a qualitative leap in cooperation between the two countries.
The economist said Rahim Al Shammari: Iraqi cooperation - Russia is important, to enjoy the two countries with initial resources is the best in the
He noted that the two countries have the potential if invested properly and real cooperation would benefit the two peoples, noting that the benefits will be greater for Iraq, especially that on the verge of transition to a market economy or a free economy.
He guessed Shammari to witness the next three years , a quantum leap in trade between Baghdad and Moscow , as well as the possibility of opening new markets for manufactured goods, diminishing
the importance of a competition
negative between them (Iraq and Russia) to the presence of natural resources itself , such as oil, gas and others, but predicted expert that these are wealth a common starting point between them.
I saw Moscow last Thursday set up the work of the Council to consolidate economic relations between the Arab countries, including Iraq and the Russian Federation, on the sidelines of the International Conference hosted by the makers and businessmen Russians and Arabs.
During the conference, confirmed the Iraqi consul to Russia Sadiq Ali Kadhim said "Iraq welcomes always Russian companies on its territory and move to establish a joint council to support the implementation of economic plans between the two countries, the first step in a thousand - mile journey between Moscow and Baghdad", calling on Russian companies to "increase the volume of trade, and the development of the industry, and reconstruction in Iraq. "
For his part, President of the International Coordinating Council of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Russian, Andrei Tonaev: "under the guidance of Russian President Vladimir Putin, he took on us to strengthen the economic relations between our countries and the Arab countries , and we can say that we have succeeded in that, today established the support of the Council to strengthen relations with Iraq, Syria and Egypt,
in the field of trade and reconstruction, and banking transactions. "
On the activity company "Gazprom" energy on the territory of Iraq, the director of the company "Stroy Gazprom", Iraqi Sinan Zaki said: " The company 's first branch opened in Baghdad to follow up on the implementation of joint projects in the country and the exploration for oil and gas."
He also said the amount of Haider Abbas al - Rubaie , the commercial representative of the Iraqi Central: "Iraq appreciates the entry of Russian products to the Iraqi market, especially after the start of the import of wheat and sunflower oil."
As for the obstacles that stand in the face of joint investments, Hakim Shaker al - Saidi , deputy director of "Gazprom Stroy": that "he said , the most prominent of these obstacles related to banking exchanges and lack of
presence of mutual banks between the two countries."
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