Oil Exporters/Importers Performance Gap Shrinking, Says IMF
Differences in economic performance across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) between the region’s oil exporting and importing countries are expected to narrow in 2013 because of “the scaling back of hydrocarbon production among oil exporters and a mild economic recovery among oil importers,” the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO).