Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 6

11-February-2008

IRAQ

Japan Lends Iraq $1.3Bn

MEES learns that the Japanese government has agreed to provide Iraq with $1.331bn in soft loans for eight development projects, as follows: crude oil export facility rehabilitation (Ministry of Oil) $417mn; port sector rehabilitation and development project (Ministry of Transport) $52mn; irrigation sector (Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation) $79mn; Mussaiyyab Thermal Power Plant, rehabilitation project...