NO. 16

23 JANUARY 1989


Intensive Contacts to Uphold the November Agreement; Idea of OPEC SummitGathers Momentum

Venezuelan President-elect Carlos Andres Perez was a leadingparticipant in a series of meetings and visits by OPEC and non-OPEC officialslast week with the avowed purpose of strengthening the November agreement andpaving the way for improved cooperation both within OPEC and with the non-OPECproducers.

Mr. Perez first met Mr. Ginandjar Kartasamita, the Indonesian...