Economic Bassem Jamil Antoine asserted on Wednesday that “Iraq seeks to have a professional economic budget consistent with the current phase's issues”, warning of turning the budget subject into a political one.
“Some political forces are trying to turn the budget issue into a political one
The economist expressed his surprise at resorting to the option of setting a variable price for a barrel of oil, noting that: "It must be fixed between $ 50 to $ 54.”
The parliamentary finance committee's member Jamal
The government committee set to discuss the budget requested the postponement of the meeting with the parliamentary committee, which was supposed to be held last week,
He added that after the drop in oil prices, the government will reconsider the entire budget, explaining that oil prices in the world market amount to $59, while Iraq sells the barrel fo
He added that the price of oil within the budget will not be less than $50, explaining that the government committee did not set a date for the meeting with the parliamentary committee.