Russian Tax Break for Extra-Heavy Crude

- March 8th, 2012

Bloomberg reported that Russian Finance Ministry is planning to cut the export duty for extra-heavy crude for the next 10 years.

Bloomberg reported that Russian Finance Ministry is planning to cut the export duty for extra-heavy crude for the next 10 years.

As quoted in the market news:

The proposal to tax exports of the hard-to-extract crude at 10 percent of the standard levy, made by the Energy Ministry, could become law by July 1, Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Shatalov said by phone late yesterday.

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