30 January 2012 14:28 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia announced on Monday that it will lower its petrochemical export duties from 1 February.
A decree signed by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will mean export duty levied on ethylene, propylene, butylene and butadiene (BD) next month will be set at $181.70/tonne, down from $201/tonne (€153/tonne) in January.
The duty levied on levied on benzene, xylenes and toluene will be set at $259.80/tonne, down from $262.30/tonne.
Russia reviews its export duties levied on petrochemical products on a monthly basis, in line with changes to crude oil export duty.
Russia's export duty levied on crude will be $393.70/tonne from 1 February, down from $397.50/tonne in January.
($1 = €0.76)
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