Nigeria’s excess crude account held $72.41 million as of July 7: finance minister

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s excess crude account held $72.41 million as of July 7, the country’s finance minister said on Thursday.

Zainab Ahmed gave the figure during a meeting of the country’s National Economic Council. The oil savings account, which holds dollar reserves from sales of crude above the assumed benchmark price, contained $324.54 million as of Nov. 20 last year.

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