No 18



OPEC Producers Supplied 45% Of EUCrude Imports In 2001

OPEC producerssupplied 45% of crude imported by European Union (EU) countries in 2001,according to data published on 19 April by Eurostat,the statistical office of the EU. However, in a press statement issued thatday, Eurostat said that the share of OPEC in importsof crude oil from outside the EU (extra-EU imports) has fallen steadily overrecent years, from 55% in 1995 and 50% in 1999. The annual volume of...