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Facing bankruptcy, Iraq tries to revive its industry

In this edition we look at Iraqi efforts to boost the country's flagging economy. With oil prices plunging to below 40 dollars a barrel, and a war against the Islamic State group that has cost billions, Iraq's state coffers are almost empty. Baghdad has little choice but to diversify its industries if the country is to come back from the brink of bankruptcy. Our correspondent reports.

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A programme prepared by Anna Kowalska and Laura Burloux.

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