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Demand Management By Consumers Represents Real Challenge To OPEC, SaysSaudi Economist

OPEC should abandon its current obsession with production quotas and focusinstead on more useful objectives such as determining the most effective meansto maintain optimal demand for OPEC oil, according to a prominent Saudieconomist, Dr. Farouk Akhdar.

In a recent article (for full text see D Section) Dr. Akhdar - head of theRiyadh-based consulting firm Economic Bureau - asserts...