Currency Newshound Commentary: The title to the article suggests Iraq has met its application objectives in order to become a full member of the WTO.
The WTO has asked Iraq to work toward its development in the private sector (manufacturing, agricultural, etc) so as to compete equally with other WTO members once a full member which logically makes sense. Therefore (according to this article) Iraq is set for full membership but it must improve its private sector for future trade prior to becoming a member.
Iraq has been working dilegently on its private sector development over the past 6 to 12 months.
The United States is working directly with Iraq (according to this article and others) in order to ease Iraq into WTO full member status.
Completed the National Committee to join the “WTO” operational scheme of the legislation requested by the Organization of Iraq to be an active member in it.
A member of the committee affiliated to the Ministry of Commerce Qais Maiov Radio Free Iraq that the Committee had completed this plan, which includes 27 paragraphs between the law and the draft law, and the preparation of initial bid for items based on the law of customs tariff, after more than six years on Iraq’s membership as an observer in the Organization world trade.