Challenges facing Iraq's accession to the World Trade Organization
Iraq is one of the countries that applied for membership and was approved for observer status in the organization in 2004. Iraq suffers from distortions in the structure of the economy as a result of wars and the destruction that has befallen it, which requires Iraq to carry out a package of economic reforms in order to address the reality of the Iraqi economy and its integration with the global economy, which requires preparation for planning that is compatible with the requirements of accession to the World Trade Organization. The study aims to present a theoretical framework for the services sector and to, identify its most important main components and shed light on the reality of services in Iraq and the extent of their development as well as their general trends, using multiple economic indicators and knowledge of the most significant obstacles that stand in the way of Iraq’s accession to the World Trade Organization and overcoming these obstacles in light of the reality of the economy Iraq, and utilizing what results from the services sector in the possibility of achieving economic development for Iraq after its accession to the World Trade Organization. And that one of the most important findings of the study is that the World Trade Organization is one of the most important international organizations concerned with international trade affairs and plays a prominent role in facilitating international trade and is interested in removing obstacles that hinder the flow of trade between member states, and it is a mechanism for resolving disputes between countries, and this It has become a reality, so it is necessary to join the other countries in order to complete the development process in light of joining the ranks of the member states.