With a stabilizing environment and rapid growth, I would not be surprised to see investors begin their search for high returns. There will continue to be a large element of risk but a definite ability to find projects with higher returns. Iraq's rebuilding will definitely afford many the opportunity to find high returns on their foreign direct investment.
Bush's Economic Perspective of Iraq
President Bush gave a statement today (April 10, 2008) on the state of Iraq's political, economic, and diplomatic state. The interesting part of the article was that Iraq is currently in a process of rebuilding. The country is stabilizing, other countries' embassies are reopening, and people are now feeling safe enough to rebuild. Iraq's proposed budget plans to outspend us ten to one in construction projects.