The Minister of Oil announced the arrival of the rate of oil exports from the southern ports to 3 million and 900 thousand barrels per day, the highest rate of exports did not reach Iraq from the southern ports before.
Oil Minister Jabbar Ali al-Allaibi said that the efforts of workers in the fields of the center and the south resulted in achieving the ministry’s goals in increasing the rate of oil exports from the southern ports after the cessation of oil exports from the northern port. Al-Allaibi said that what is achieved confirms Iraq’s export capacity to increase oil exports and achieve the required targets. However, this does not mean that the rate of exports remains at these rates, stressing the keenness of the government and the ministry to achieve additional revenues that provide the federal treasury and reduce the deficit. Incurred by Iraq as a result of the cessation of oil exports from the northern port through the Turkish port of Ceyhan.