Resumed oil supplies to Belarusian refineries

the Supply of oil to Belarusian oil refineries was resumed, said the Deputy Chairman of the Belneftekhim concern Vladimir Sizov. The day will pump up to 6 thousand tons of oil.

According to him, at the end of January – according to optimistic forecasts — will begin exporting petroleum products. It depends on the speed of conclusion of contracts, transfers “Interfax”.

However, due to the tax maneuver in Russia, the cost of oil to refineries in 2020 will grow by more than $ 20 per ton by 5% to price level of 2019.

the Tax maneuver in the oil industry of the Russian Federation, providing for the gradual zeroing of export duties on oil and increase tax rates of its production, has become a contentious issue in relations between Moscow and Minsk. The expected increase in oil prices and reduction of export duties on oil products leads to additional costs Belarus. Minsk has counted up to $ 11 billion in damages for 6 years. Losses in 2019 and 2020 is estimated at $ 800 million, RIA Novosti reported.