05-08-2013 12:56 PM
Baghdad (news) .. Eddo revealed the Finance Committee MP / coalition in Iraq / Hassan Auzmn al-Bayati, said that oil revenues during the half year amounted to 35 billion, not $ 79 billion, and warned of increased budget deficit this year as a result of the continuing decline in oil exports.
The Oil Ministry announced achieve revenues of 79 billion dollars from oil exports during the past six months.
Bayati said (of the Agency news): The Central Bank of the parliamentary Finance Committee provided specific data for Iraqi oil exports during the first half of this year, as oil export revenues amounted to 35 billion dollars, at a rate of (7.5) billion dollars a month.
He added: these revenues came as a result of the low rate of oil exports in the past months, especially from the pipeline Kirkuk Ceyhan, which is exposed to sabotage frequent addition to the occurrence of some of the problems in ports south of export, as well as the failure of the Kurdistan region of delivery of export revenues (250) thousand barrels to center .
He pointed out: that the continued decline in exports will lead to a large fiscal deficit in the current year budget, which was built on the rate of export (2.9) million barrels, while the rate of oil exports the current does not exceed 2.4 million barrels per day, and when stopped pipeline Kirkuk will to 2.2 million barrels per day. / End / 8.'s. m /
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