Oil exports from Russia to Belarus in January fell by 73,7%

Moscow, February 3 – “News.Economy.” Oil exports from Russia to Belarus in January 2020 fell to 73,7% in annual terms and amounted to 407,2 thousand tons, while the planned volume of supply expected exports in the amount of 1.99 million tons, according to the materials of the Central Supervisory control energy (CDU TEK).

including the Mozyr refinery in January was delivered to 66.1 thousand tons of Russian oil setting 1,105 million for the Novopolotsk oil refinery – 341.1 thousand tons when set 884 thousand

Minsk and Moscow still failed to reach an agreement on oil supplies to the Republic. Belarus not satisfied with the offered price and the lack of agreement with Russia on compensation of losses from the Russian tax maneuver in the oil sector.

In the absence of supply contracts of the Russian Federation from January 1, stopped the flow of oil to both Belarusian oil refineries. A few days later the pumping of Russian oil to the plants have partially resumed by the supply companies of the group Safmar businessman Mikhail Gutseriev.

Agreed, the delivery from Russia of 750 thousand tons of oil in the first quarter. Meanwhile, Belarus has purchased about 86 thousand tons of oil from Norway, with delivery through the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda by rail to refineries in Novopolotsk.

the Intergovernmental agreement between Russia and Belarus envisage that the annual duty-free oil supplies from Russia to Belarus amount to 24 million tons, of which 18 million are processed at Belarusian refineries.

6 million tons of oil Belarus to 2017 has the right to re-export with enrollment fees also in your budget. This mechanism in the Belarusian government called the “peritumoral”. Text: News.Economy