Investment Opportunities in Iraq

Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
January 4, 2018

Host –- John J. Sullivan, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of State

Other Speakers:

  • Douglas A. Silliman, Ambassador, U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq
  • Andrew Peek, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Near East Affairs

Date, time, time zone (DC) -- Thursday January 4, 2018; 9:30 AM EST

Date, time, time zone (local) -- Thursday January 4, 2018; 5:30 PM (Baghdad Time)

Brief Description of Call -- The Government of Kuwait in coordination with the World Bank and the Government of Iraq will host a Reconstruction Conference February 13 in Kuwait City to marshal private sector investors to rebuild Iraq’s damaged infrastructure. Estimates indicate reconstruction will require more than $100 billion of investment, and Iraq seeks to attract U.S. companies interested in investing across different sectors, including: transportation, agriculture, energy, and urban renewal. Please join Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman, and Deputy Assistant Secretary Andrew Peek for a Direct Line teleconference to discuss investment opportunities for U.S. businesses in Iraq as well as Reconstruction Conference details.

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