Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLVIII

No 44

31-October-2005

IRAN

Iranian Crude Exports Show Steady Decline From Mid-Year

Iranian crude exports have shown a steady decline since mid-year, according to preliminary data obtained by MEES. Since May, when exports averaged 2.743mn b/d, monthly export data has shown Iranian crude exports slipping to average 2.131mn b/d in September. The countrys crude exports during 2004 averaged 2.552mn b/d (MEES, 31 January). The following table gives a breakdown of...