The new tariff for transportation of petroleum products in the territory of Belarus will entered into force on 1 January 2011a. It will be $ 1.64 per tonne of petroleum products, displaced a distance of 100 kilometers, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian economy.
Increasing rate foreseen by the decision of the Ministry of Economy number 157 of November 1, "On the tariff for oil transportation services on trunk pipelines located in the territory of the Republic of Belarus." The resolution was adopted in accordance with the agreement between the Government Republic of Belarus and the Government of the Russian Federation on cooperation in the exploitation of main oil pipelines, located on the territory of Republic of Belarus, on June 8, 2004.
The previous time the tariff for transportation of petroleum products was increased by 12.6%, to $ 1.6 per ton per 100 km, 1 July this year. The average annual volume of oil transit through the territory of Belarus is 9,000,000 tons. Transit carries Russian company "West Transnefteprodukt."