NO. 42



Kuwait Accounts for Lion's Share of OPEC Output Increase in 1H 1992

Crude productionfigures for the first half of this year (see MEES, 13 July) show that virtuallythe whole of OPEC's entire volume gain in 1H 1992 was accounted for by Kuwaitand Iraq - the former, of course taking the lion's share while Iraq's increase(in the absence of regular exports which are still embargoed under UN sanctions)was attributable to production to cover domestic demand and a small...