The coronavirus has no impact on hydrocarbon supplies Transneft to China

Moscow, January 31 – “News.Economy.” The situation with coronavirus had no impact on oil supplies from Russia to China, RIA “Novosti” Advisor to the President of “Transneft” Igor Demin.

“No, no impact,” he said in response to a question.

“In contrast to other supplies, train (railway) or steamer for flow through the pipe personal contact is not happening,” he explained.

the Chinese Authorities on 31 December informed the world health organization (who) about the outbreak of an unknown pneumonia in the city of Wuhan, located in the Central part of the country. Experts have established the causative agent is a new coronavirus 2019-nCoV.

January 30, the who has recognized that the emergency situation of international importance. The victims of the coronavirus in China were already 213 people, about 9.7 thousand infected and about 100 people got sick outside of China, almost 20 countries.

because of the situation prevailing in the country with the coronavirus, vacation for Chinese New year, which was to last from 24 to 30 January, was officially extended to February 2, inclusive. While regional governments are allowed to decide on a further extension of vacation in accordance with the situation. And some industrial enterprises on its own initiative, extend the vacation and for a longer period.

Export of oil from Russia to China via the Transneft system in 2020 is expected to reach 40 million tons. Text: News.Economy