India urges OPEC+ to ease production cuts

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The OPEC logo pictured ahead of an informal meeting between members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Algiers, Algeria, September 28, 2016. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina//File Photo

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NEW DELHI, Feb 17 (Reuters) - India has urged key global oil producers to ease production cuts, as rising oil prices are hurting economic recovery and demand in developing countries, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said at an event organised by the International Energy Forum.

He said demand recovery should take "primacy" over oil prices, at least for next few months.

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Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Alex Richardson

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