Middle East Economic Survey


No 9


IEF Has Charter Ratified

Rafiq Latta reports from Riyadh.

Energy delegations from 86 countries met in Riyadh on 22 February to approve and sign the charter for the International Energy Forum (IEF). The charter aims to formalize the structure and rules of the IEF, which was created to promote consumer/producer dialogue.

We are engaged in a dialogue that will help us to deal with two issues: short term volatility and long term uncertainty,...