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Iran ranked 5th in oil trade between 1991-2001

7/14/03 The Islamic Republic of Iran ranked 5th in global oil exports and second among Middle East countries by exporting about 2.5 million barrels of oil, oil products and gas liquids per day during 1991-2001, IRNA reportef from from Tehran on Monday quoting `Iran Daily.'

According to figures released by Italy's National Hydrocarbon Company (ENI), the country's daily exports between 1991 and 2001 averaged 2.5 million barrels of oil, oil products and gas liquids, it said.

Iran's highest export figure was for 1993 at 2.733 million barrels a day, with the minimum figure of 2.512 million barrels a day registered in 1991.

Iran exported 2.557 million barrels of oil and gas products per day in 2001.

Saudi Arabia, which tops the list, exported a daily average of 7.5 million barrels of oil and oil products between 1991 and 2001, it noted.

In the same period the top 20 oil exporters included Saudi Arabia, Russia, Norway, Venezuela, Iran, UK, Nigeria, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, Iraq, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Algeria, Libya, the US, Oman, Singapore, South Korea and Indonesia.

Based on the report, a total of 51.821 million barrels of oil and oil products were exported daily in 2001, 40.269 million barrels of which were exported by the above-stated countries.

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