In Belarus, told about the cost of oil supplies from Russia

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Belarus wants to buy oil in Russia in 2020 at a price of 83 to 85% of the world excluding export duties, said first Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Steep.

“Now the price for us by 17% below the world, it is only on the amount of the fee. But if we remove the fee and get the net price between the companies, it is, in fact, the world”, quoted by BelTA news Agency.

a government spokesman explained that “now all the fuss is in the pricing between the companies” – between the Belarusian refineries and Russian suppliers. The theme of the fee does not apply to companies and not affect the talks, he said.

Cool explained that Russian suppliers supplying oil to Belarus, not formally paid to the Russian budget the duties and supplying to Europe, pay. “They admit it, they say that the duty on relations with Belarus are not affected in any way”, – said the first Deputy Prime Minister.

He informed that Minsk expects to reach agreement with the Russian suppliers of oil to 15 to 23 February addressed with requests for transit to the corresponding structure. According to Steep, Belarus at the same time, will continue to actively search for alternative raw materials. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko instructed to study alternative options against the background of differences with Russia.

on 7 February it became known that the delegations of Russia and Belarus agreed to sustain gas exports in 2019. In addition, the oil supply will also be implemented on the same commercial basis.

9 Feb Cool said that the Belarusian oil refining companies will buy Russian oil at world market prices. He said that the Russian side agreed to this.

Deputy Prime Minister said that no exclusive conditions for the country to provide not have to. Vladimir Putin has agreed to such an outcome and assured that Moscow will assist in the work of Minsk with Russian dobyvalimi companies.

contracts for the supply to Belarus of Russian oil ended 31 December 2019. Since then, there were negotiations for their extension. In the beginning of the year the Belarusian leader called the prices offered by Russia, to be excessive.

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