Middle East Economic Survey


No 39



Kazakhstan To Increase Oil Exports Through Russia

Kazakhstans President Nursultan Nazarbayev told a Russian-Kazakh border region forum on 22 September that his country wants to send a major portion of its incremental oil export rise in 2009 via Russia. Mr Nazarbayev, who was also hosting Russias President Dmitry Medvedev for the second time since May, was quoted by RIA Novosti as saying that It is very important that Kazakh oil should...