Iraq-Soviet Trade Reaches $2bn in 1988
The value of trade between Iraq and the Soviet Union in 1988 is projected toreach around $2bn, an increase of $200mn over the previous year, according toMr. Anatoli Kolotilin, the Soviet Commercial Attache in Baghdad. Mr. Kolotilintold reporters on 3 November that trade exchanges in the first half of 1988reached $1.2bn, an increase of 30% over the same period last year. Iraqi exports(mainly crude oil) constituted around...