Business Reforms in Iraq

= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business. Negative =  Change making it more difficult to do business.


Starting a Business: Iraq made starting a business easier by combining multiple registration procedures and reducing the time to register a company.

Getting Credit: Iraq improved access to credit information by launching a new credit registry.


Dealing with Construction Permits: Iraq made dealing with construction permits easier by allowing the simultaneous processing of utility clearances and building permit applications.

Getting Electricity: The Ministry of Electricity made getting electricity faster by enforcing tighter deadlines on electricity connections.


Starting a Business: In Iraq starting a business became more expensive because of an increase in the cost to obtain a name reservation certificate and in the cost for lawyers to draft articles of association.