Iraq's crude oil exports exceed 82 mln barrels in February

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BAGHDAD, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Iraq's Ministry of Oil said on Monday that Iraq exported 82.87 million barrels of crude oil in February, bringing in revenues of more than 5 billion U.S. dollars.

The average selling price for crude oil last month was 60.33 dollars per barrel, according to a ministry statement that cited statistics of the State Organization for Marketing of Oil.

About 79.1 million barrels were exported from Iraq's central and southern oil fields via the Port of Basra, while about 3.77 million from the northern province of Kirkuk via the Turkish port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean, the statement said.

Iraq used to export more than 100 million barrels per month with higher revenues, but the OPEC Plus agreement to cut oil production, and a dip in selling prices in the oil market because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy, have combined to cause the decline of the country's oil exports and revenues in recent months.

Iraq's economy heavily relies on the exports of crude oil, which accounts for more than 90 percent of the country's revenues. Enditem

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