Libya's income from oil sales in January fell to zero

Libya’s Income from oil exports in January fell to zero, the Central Bank said. after the force commander of the national army, Khalifa the Haftarot blocked major oil ports, Reuters reports.

Haftar — is one of the leaders of the military conflict in the country, he is opposed to the recognized by the international community to the government of Tripoli and trying to seize power in the country since April.

the power of the Haftarot has blocked all ports on the East and the main deposits, which was another manifestation of instability after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

the Suspension of oil production resulted in losses for the national budget, which already exceeded 2.5 billion Libyan dinars (1,78 billion), the report said the Central Bank in Tripoli, published on his page in Facebook.

the Central Bank of Libya also said that last month did not pay salaries to its employees because it mostly works with official government of Libya, however, the Central Bank of the country also pay salaries in Eastern Libya, which is controlled by the forces of the Haftarot.

As noted in the TSB, the largest source of income in January 2020 was a fee for currency transactions, which brought 2,391 billion dinars. Taxes had generated 53 million dinars, customs duties of 8 million dinars.