ISSN: 1817-5880

Keywords : Ports

The Role of the Iraqi Ports in the Economic Activity Case Study: The Port of Faw

Nabeel Jafar Abdlridha; Hussein Mohammed Haider Al - Jazaeri

Gulf Economist, Volume 32, Issue 30, Pages 112-145

The Iraqi seaports are the main gate which the country overlooks to other countries of the world. It’s a direct port for foreign trade and international markets as well. These seaports imply many consequences which including all Iraqi economic sectors that contribute directly and indirectly on the current and future economic features. This research, however, aims to investigate the role of Iraqi seaports in activating the economic activities. And as a case study, the research will be focused on the Grand Seaport of Faw in order to reveal the most important potential economic effects resulted from operating the port studied.