In Russia predicted the fall of oil prices to $ 40

В России предрекли падение цены на нефть до 40 долларов

In the case of maintaining oil prices at current levels the Russian Treasury is replenished with ten billions of dollars.

In Russia, predicting a barrel of Brent at a price of $ 40 “in the medium term”. About this said the Director of the Department of revenue of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Elena Lebedinskaya, reports RNS.

However, she said that higher oil prices in the first two months of 2017, increased revenues to the Russian budget by 20 percent.

In the case of maintaining oil prices at current levels additional revenues to the Russian Treasury at the end of 2017 will be about ten billion dollars.

At the moment Brent crude oil is just over $ 50 per barrel. However, over the past two weeks, oil fell by about ten percent.

We will remind, in December, Russia became the world’s largest oil producer, shifting in this indicator Saudi Arabia.

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