Middle East Economic Survey


No 23



Iraq Raises Crude Exports To Jordan To 15,000 B/D

Iraq will increase the export of crude oil to Jordan from the current 10,000 b/d to 15,000 b/d at preferential prices, under a new agreement reached during last weeks meetings in Baghdad of the Jordanian-Iraqi Higher Committee, Jordanian Prime Minister Ma'ruf Bakhit announced on 1 June upon his return to 'Amman. Mr Bakhit, who met with his Iraqi counterpart Nuri al-Maliki and...