Middle East Economic Survey


No 47



First Stage Of Kazakh-China Crude Pipeline Completed

The first stage of the 1,240km Kazakh-China crude pipeline has been welded together at the Altaw Pass, a location expected to become a pipeline, railway and road link between the two countries, Chinas Xinhua news agency reported on 14 November. Work on the pipeline began in late summer of 2004 (MEES, 4 October 2004), but it has yet to be announced when the pipeline will go...