Private Sector Development
Business Opportunities and Support
Private Sector Development (PSD) Programs and Services
CPA - Private Sector Development APO, AE 09316, USA
+1 (703) 343-8108
Access to capital
Micro-lending (loans less than US$25,000)
Micro-loans are available throughout Iraq through international NGOs and
private banks. For more information, contact Heather Fleming at
Larger business loans
Foreign bank charters will be issued in the very near future. For a complete
listing of available financing sources for businesses, go to
and click on Funding
Foreign investment – information and referral services
PSD is available to help answer questions related to the business
environment in Iraq. For more information, contact
PSD is developing programs to provide training and financing to Iraqi
contractors, ensuring maximum Iraqi participation in the reconstruction
efforts. For more information, contact Mustafa Kirdar at
PSD’s programs are under development and will begin in the coming months.
Workshops on business related topics are being held at the Iraqi Assistance
Center at the Baghdad Convention Center. For more information, contact Cliff
Barton at email@example.com.
PSD plans to initiate a partnering program to match Iraqi private companies
seeking contracting business, capital and technology with foreign partners.
For more information, contact
State Owned Enterprise (SOE) Assessments and Support
PSD efforts include helping repair damaged facilities and restore
electricity and the supply of other disrupted goods and services to SOEs.
For more information, contact Lettie Bien at
Through business centers around Iraq, PSD is working with private
contractors to create and expand business associations. For more
information, contact Cliff Barton at firstname.lastname@example.org.