Russia reduces export duties on ethylene, propylene for March

28 February 2013 14:53  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia has reduced export duties on ethylene, propylene, butylene and butadiene for March, the government said on Thursday.

The duty levied on ethylene, propylene, butylene and butadiene in March will be cut to $131.40/tonne (€99.86/tonne) from $200.30/tonne in February, the government said.

Next month Russian export duty on gasoline and naphtha will be $378.60/tonne, up from $363.00/tonne in February.

The duty on benzene, xylenes and toluene will be $277.60/tonne, up from $266.20/tonne in February.

Russia reviews its export duties on petrochemical products once a month, largely in accordance with changes to its crude oil export duty.

From 1 March, Russian export duty on crude will be $420.60/tonne, up from $403.30/tonne in February.

($1 = €0.76)


By: Sergei Blagov
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