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Iraq Risk: Fallout from political dysfunction eased by higher oil prices


Risk Management
Issue 1139 - 17 Jan 2022 | 5 minute read

In GSN's most recent Risk Management Report, Iraq's D4 risk grade with negative momentum for the economic and financial outlook  remains unchanged as politicians in Baghdad continue to argue over the formation of a new government. Political violence and the influence of Iran-backed militias remains a problem. The heavily oil-dependent economy performed better in 2021 thanks to increased global prices.

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