Lukashenko: Russia has offered Belarus to compensate for losses due to the tax maneuver

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered compensation for Belarus in the amount of $ 300 million due to the tax maneuver, which reduced the income of the Belarusian budget. This was announced by the President of Belarus following the results of telephone conversation with the Russian President.

the President of Russia “made a proposal that we thought about it, including on oil supplies to Belarus,” said Alexander Lukashenko.

According to him, the Russian President proposed to calculate “how much we reduce the customs duty in 2020 will lose to last year.”

last year Belarus received about $ 1 billion from refining and supply of oil, in this year, after reducing the duties in Russia due to the tax maneuver Belarus will receive $ 700 million.

the Russian President proposed to compensate for these losses. “He said we $ 300 million will compensate. Including at the expense of the premiums companies,” — said Lukashenko (quotes of the state Agency “BelTA”).