Belarus raises oil export duties

June 2, 2014

From 1 June 2014 Belarus raised export duties on oil and oil products exported outside the customs territory of the Customs Union, BelTA said on June 2.

The export duty on crude oil went up from $376.1 to $385 per tonne. The duty on straight-run gasoline and commercial gasoline rose from $338.4 to $346.5 per tonne. The export duty on light and medium distillates increased from $248.2 to $254.1 per tonne. The same duty will be applied to benzene, toluene, xylene, fuel oil, lubricants, waste oils, petrolatum and paraffin, petroleum coke (except for calcinated petroleum coke) and oil bitumen.

The export duty on diesel fuel was raised from с $244.4 to $250.2 per tonne, that on liquefied gases went down from $88.3 to $86 per tonne.

Copyright: BelTA, 2014