Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 28

9-July-2007

CASPIAN

Turkmen President Visits China To Revive Gas Pipeline Project

Turkmen President Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov will visit China on 16-18 July to discuss the gas supply and pipeline agreement signed in Beijing last year by the late Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov and Chinese President Hu Jintao (MEES, 10 April 2006). The deal calls for Turkmenistan to supply China with 30 bcm/year for 30 years via a proposed 4,000km pipeline that would...