14 September 2021 - 14:50
  • News Code: 321045
The 21st Special Meeting of the ECB concludes

VIENNA (Shana) -- The 21st Special Meeting of the Economic Commission Board (ECB), held via videoconference, concluded today, Monday, 13 September 2021.

The Meeting was chaired by OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, and was attended by the National Representatives of OPEC Member Countries.

The ECB conducted a thorough technical review of OPEC’s World Oil Outlook (WOO) 2021, which is scheduled to be launched on Tuesday, 28 September 2021.

The Secretary General underscored in his remarks the key role of the ECB, highlighting the technical expertise and extensive knowledge that the Board’s Members bring to the Organization.

“We have covered an enormous amount of material and have had both productive and insightful discussions on the wide variety of issues that make up the majority of the content for this year’s WOO,” Barkindo stated during the final day of the meeting.

In conclusion, the Secretary General stated: “The teamwork that has been on display through our common efforts to conduct the highest quality research and publish it in the WOO is impressive, and this has enabled us to achieve uncommon results.”

The annual OPEC World Oil Outlook (WOO), which began in 2007, is in its 15th edition and continues to be the key reference outlook for policymakers, corporate chieftains, scholars, analysts and the media.

Today’s session of the 21st Special ECB Meeting followed an opening session that was held on Tuesday, 7 September 2021.

The ECB is the Organization’s statutory economic and technical think-tank.

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