Country Profiling. Market Entry Strategy.
Economic Competitor Intelligence.
Due Diligence. Local Partner Search.
Business Management.

AWAL Consultants provides support services to assist companies establish and expand their business operations in Iraq.

AWAL Consultants is an Iraqi -based business development and management consulting firm that serves the public and private sector, NGOs, civil society organizations, and donor agencies working in Iraq..

Powered by 15 years of experience across various industries, we assist clients in establishing and expanding their business, investment and in Iraq.

Our comprehensive approach includes:

  • Providing market intelligence, analysis and forecasts.
  • Identifying investment opportunities and connecting you with key private and public sector players.
  • Assembling your right team and offering professional representation.
  • Providing project support services from the planning stage through the execution phase.
  • Managing logistics of high level meetings, events, conferences, and trade missions.

Our stellar unparalleled service, attention to detail, and professional staff will ensure that your goals are not only met, we will strive to exceed them.


Market Entry & Expansion

Detailed knowledge about the Iraqi market, needs of local consumers, and effective market penetration strategies

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Production and logistics management of your conferences, trade missions and fairs, high-level visits and corporate events.

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Integrated PR campaigns and marketing strategy tailored for the Iraqi audience (general public or business to business).

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Assist in hiring of your suitable teams and training courses, workshops and resources to help your staff build their skills.

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MoU & Partnership between the Iraqi Canadian Chamber of Commerce and AWAL Consultants

A partnership between the Iraqi Canadian Chamber of Commerce and AWAL Consultants is essential in magnifying the importance of building the private sector in Iraq, in all the forms it takes, in Iraq

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Reasons to Invest in Iraq

Iraq offers lucrative business prospects for regional and international investors due to its indigenous consumer market, abundant natural resources, strong agricultural base, hardworking labor force, central location in the Middle East. Iraq is undergoing improved security, foreign investment regulations, institutional reforms, financial sector initiatives, commercial laws modernization and a transparent judiciary system.

Iraq Competitive Advantage:

  • Strategic location
  • Low corporate tax rates
  • Talented, educated and skilled labor force
  • Strong investment incentives, tax exemptions and guarantees
  • Vast reserves of oil and natural gas, and one of the most promising, still largely undeveloped sources of hydrocarbon resources in the world
  • Post-conflict Iraq has immense infrastructure development and housing rebuilding investment opportunities

Manar AlObaidy


Manar is the CEO of AWAL Consultants. He is a senior executive with 20+ years results-driven experience in management consultancy, research, analysis & advisory with a particular focus on Iraq.

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