Middle East Economic Survey


No 33


Lessons To Be Learned From Iraqs First Bidding Round

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad

Mr Jiyad is an independent development consultant and scholar. He was formerly a senior economist with the Iraq National Oil Company and Iraqs Ministry of Oil, Chief Expert for the Council of Ministers, and Director at the Ministry of Trade, and is now based in Norway (Email: mou-jiya@online.no).

The results of Iraqs first bidding round that took place in Baghdad on 30...