By John Lee. Iraq has banned the importion of frozen and live poultry products from two dozen countries. According to a report from Reuters, Baghdad restricted poultry imports from France last month, following a reported outbreak of H5N1 bird flu. The ban now extends to Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Bhutan, China, Egypt, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, […]
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By John Lee. Forbes reports that Nigeria’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to expand his Dangote Cement Company into Iraq, among other countries. Dangote, whose worth is estimated at about $12.5 billion recently told the Financial Times that construction on a plant in Iraq could begin as early as next year. Dangote Cement, which is […]
Total OPEC supply rose 40,000 bpd to 29.25 mbpd, with Nigerian output jumping by more than 100,000 bpd as domestic refineries resumed production.