Belarus Will Continue to Transit Oil Products Through the Ports of the Russian Federation at Economic Profit

Belarus will continue to transit oil products through Russian ports at economic expediency. This was said by the deputy chairman of the concern “Belneftekhim” Andrei Rybakov on Thursday in an interview with BelTA.

Previously, the Russian authorities suggested linking Russian oil supplies to Belarus and the transit of Belarusian oil products. At the end of last year, the head of Belneftekhim, Igor Lyashenko, did not rule out that in 2018 Belarus could supply up to 1 million tons of oil products through Russian ports. According to him, one contract for the supply of petroleum products with delivery through the Russian port has already been concluded.

“The continuation of the transit of Belarusian oil products through Russian ports is possible on condition of economic expediency. If this direction is more profitable or comparable with other transport costs, we will only welcome t