No. 14



Iraq Wants To Double Oil Exports To $4Bn Per Six Months

Dr.'Amir Rashid, the Iraqi Oil Minister, said on 1 April thathis country wants to double the value of its permitted oil exports to $4bn every sixmonths when the oil-for-food deal with the UN comes up for renewal next June. The Iraqioil official said that he hoped that the report by UN Secretary General Kofi Anan expectedin May will include a recommendation to double the quota. The present six-month oil...