OREANDA-NEWS. From January 1, 2020, the export duty on oil in the Russian Federation will drop by $ 13.3 and will amount to $ 77.2 per ton, the RF Ministry of Finance said in a statement. According to the Ministry of Finance, the average price of Urals oil for the monitoring period from November 15 to December 14, 2019 amounted to $ 64.54 per barrel, or $ 471.2 per ton.

The duty for high viscosity oil will decrease to $ 7.7 from $ 9. In connection with the new calculation formula adopted in the framework of the tax maneuver in the oil industry, from February 1, 2015, the preferential oil duty rate for a number of fields in Eastern Siberia, the Caspian fields and the Prirazlomnoye field remains at zero level.

The duty on light petroleum products and oils from January 1 will be reduced to $ 23.1 per ton, on dark - to $ 77.2. The duty on the export of commercial gasoline will drop to $ 23.1, straight-run (naphtha) - up to $ 42.4 per ton. The duty for liquefied gas will be $ 3.8, for coke - $ 5, according to the Ministry of Finance.