MOSCOW, 1 Nov.Prime. Duty on oil exports from Russia increased in November by 5.6 per dollar to 97.1 dollars per tonne from 91.5 dollars per ton in October, follows from documents of the Ministry of economic development.
Previously, the expert of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation said that the average oil price for the calculation of the fee amount on the results of monitoring for the period from 15 September to 14 October was 47,18364 dollars per barrel, or to 344.4 dollars per ton.
Preferential rate of duty on oil of Eastern Siberia, Caspian fields and the Prirazlomnoye field due to the change in the calculation of the rate of duty in connection with the tax maneuver was zeroed with 1 February. These rates, according to the new formula, will remain at the zero level, if the average oil price will be below $ 65. Also reset to zero the duty on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
The export duty for extra-viscous oil since the 1st of November rose to 12.1 from 11.3 per dollar dollar per ton in October.
The duty on straight-run gasoline (naphtha) increased to 82.5 per dollar from 77.7 dollars per ton, car (commercial) gasoline — up to 75.7 per dollar from 71.3 dollar per ton. The duty on other refined oils, and lubricating oil rose to 46.6 43.9 per dollar dollar per ton, for dark oil products without oil and coke — up to 73.7 69.5 per dollar dollar per ton, the duty on coke to 6.3 per dollar from 5.9 dollars per ton.
From 1 January in Russia came into effect changes to oil industry taxation. So, in three years to gradually reduce export duties on oil 1.7 times, and on petroleum products — 1.7-5 times with a simultaneous increase in mineral extraction tax rate on oil 1.7 times and for gas condensate — 6.5 times.