Middle East Economic Survey


No 46


MEES Agenda

Level Bank Playing Field Key To Iraqi Financial Sector Reform

While much work needs to be done to reform the Iraqi financial sector one of the keys to its development is to level the playing field for lenders, according to the World Bank. The need to put private banks on an equal footing with state banks was highlighted in the World Banks recent Republic of Iraq Financial Sector Review.

The need to create a fairer system...