PEST Analysis: Iraq

June 2021

Political instability, weak security, and corruption blight Iraq’s society and business landscape. A disproportionate reliance on the oil sector distorts the country’s external sector and economy. Nevertheless, the recovering oil price is expected to lead to economic recovery in the long term. Iraq’s population is young and growing, which should benefit the consumer market, but inequality is rising. Internet use and mobile subscriptions are increasing strongly, but innovation is lacking.

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Country Profiles examine the economic and political trends in 210 countries and associated regions, serving as a one-stop-shop for data and analysis on the economy, political landscape and the business environment. This report series allows you to understand the macro-economic environment as a basis for strategic planning.

If you're in the Industry, Infrastructure and Environment industry in Iraq, our research will help you to make informed, intelligent decisions; to recognise and profit from opportunity, or to offer resilience amidst market uncertainty

The Industry, Infrastructure and Environment in Iraq report includes:

  • Analysis of the country's political and macroeconomic stability 
  • An overview of the economic structure and major industries
  • Latest economic performance

This report answers:

  • What is the economic outlook?
  • How stable is the political environment?
  • What are the country's risks and vulnerabilities?
  • What are the best sectors for investment?
  • Where should we focus our expansion strategy?
  • Which countries are moving up the value added chain away from primary sectors?

PEST Analysis: Iraq


Chart 1 Main PEST Points in Iraq


Chart 2 Political Environment Dynamics in Iraq Summary 1 Political Environment Analysis in Iraq


Chart 3 Economic Environment Dynamics in Iraq Summary 2 Economic Environment Analysis in Iraq


Chart 4 Social Environment Dynamics in Iraq Summary 3 Social Environment Analysis in Iraq


Chart 5 Technological Environment Dynamics in Iraq Summary 4 Technological Environment Analysis in Iraq

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