Anton: Iraq's refineries old drain $ 5 billion a year

BAGHDAD / Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network (IMN) - Iraqi Vice-President and industrialists Economists Association Bassem Jamil Anton confirmed that the lean oil refineries in Iraq since the sixties drain $ 5 billion a year in oil revenues from the source to the outside.

And between Anton's (IMN) that "the Iraqis and industrialists Economists Association raised a number of proposals to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to work during the 2016 budget."

The Oil Ministry said earlier, that the elements Daash terrorist gangs targeting pipelines pumping oil in the provinces of Nineveh and Salahuddin, forcing the ministry to an economic loss of up to 400 thousand barrels per day.

Anton pointed out that "among the proposals to be $ 50 per barrel of oil at best to provide revenues within the 2016 budget."

He continued that "the proposals include activation of taxes through fees, property taxes and income taxes on the salaries of the three presidencies."

It is noteworthy that the terrorist gangs Daash earlier, the implementation of sabotage operations in the economic and strategic projects in the provinces of Nineveh, Anbar and Salahuddin.