27 Feb 2020
Iraqi crude production unaffected by coronavirus outbreak
Iraq's crude production and exports are unaffected by the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, Reuters reports.
Iran reported its first case of the virus on Monday and so far there are six confirmed cases. Thousands of Chinese workers are employed in Iraq's oil industry. Iraq has banned its citizens from traveling to and from nine countries, including China, Iran, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Italy, Bahrain and Kuwait.