Middle East Economic Survey


No 48



Turkmenistan And China Expand Long Term Gas Deal

On 23 November Turkmenistan and China signed an agreement to expand by another 25 bcm/year the volume of Turkmen gas exports that would flow to Xinjiang via the Central Asia-China gas export system. Turkmenistan is expected to supply up to 15 bcm of Turkmen gas to China in 2011. The agreement, one of 14 intergovernmental pacts signed during a visit by Turkmen President Gurbanguly...