Russian Ministry of Finance

Average Urals price down 34.4% over 2020

The average Urals oil price plummeted by 34.38% year-on-year in 2020 to $41.73 per barrel, the Russian Ministry of Finance said. "The average price of the Urals oil blend in January - December 2020 evolved as $41.73 per barrel; in …

Russian government buys 50% in Sberbank

The Russian government has bought 50% in the Russia’s top bank Sberbank from the Russian central bank at 189.44 rubles per share through the Finance Ministry, spending 2.139 trillion rubles from the National Wealth Fund on the deal, the …

Russian government buys Sberbank

Russian Finance Ministry announced that it would purchase the central bank’s stake in Sberbank, Russia’s largest lender. The finance ministry said it would buy the central bank’s 50%-plus-one-share stake in Sberbank …

Russia's crude export duty to be raised in winter

Russia's crude export duty will be increased by $2.2 to $90.5 per ton from December 1, 2019, according to the Russian Finance Ministry's website. Russia's current crude export duty is $88.3 per tonne. From October …

Russia’s budget surplus reaches 3.071 tln rubles

Russia’s budget surplus increased to 3.071 trillion rubles in January–October, as compared with 2.987 trillion rubles in January–September,according to the Russian Finance Ministry materials. Budget revenue amounted to …

Finance Ministry: Russia’s budget policy stable

Russia’s budget policy is stable and poses no inflation risks, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Vladimir Kolychev said at the S&P Global Ratings 2019. He noted that it will remain stable even if around 1 …