Measuring and Analyzing The impact Factors in Iraqi Foreign trade with Iran in the framework of gravity model for the period(2001-2016 )


This study aims at measuring and analyzing the factors effecting the Iraqi foreign trade (imports of Iraq) by using gravity model with Iran due to the relative trait the goods flushes from Iran to Iraq in addition to its economic importance , for it is the most important commercial partners as it boarder Iraq .All that comes to identity the limits of the Iraqi commercial exchange with this state and also to identify the factors which increase the Iraqi commercial exchange with Iran in addition to reduce the gap between imports and exports in order to avoid the economic subordination . The research came out with the GDP ,transport costs , economic distance had positively or negatively affected the commercial flushes between Iraq and Iran.