Belarus raises tariffs of pumping of Russian oil by 11 %

MINSK, February 1 (Itar-Tass) -- As of Monday, Belarus has raised by 11 percent tariffs of transit of Russian oil through the territory of the republic and pumping of oil to Belarussian refineries.

Corresponding ordinances were issued by the Ministry of Economy of the republic.

As ITAR-TASS learnt at the press service of the Ministry of Economy, the decisions were adopted in accordance with the agreements reached between Belarus and Russia in Moscow on January 27. Then the sides coordinated, in particular, methods of changing tariffs of oil transportation services. These methods were included in the package of documents regarding conditions and volumes of supply of Russian oil to Belarus.

Besides, if earlier tariffs of oil pumping were established in euros, then now they are calculated in Russian rubles," a spokesman for the Ministry of Economy said.


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