January 2009
Iraq Business Forecast Report;Jan2009, p47
Country Report
The article offers information on the infrastructure and labour force in Iraq. It says that the 2003 U.S.-led invasion severely damaged the country's physical infrastructure, but that the telecommunications infrastructure is now being repaired extensively led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). It also states that the country's labour force is 7.4 million, with the public sector accounting for 29%, while the unemployment rate was reported to range 25% to 30%.


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