August 18 at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Konstantin Efimenko Transport Minister said that Ukraine does not intend to reduce the tariff for transit of Venezuelan oil to Belarus, UNIAN reports.
According Efimenko, Ukraine will retain the existing rates because Minsk does not provide transit to the promised delivery volumes in This year, at about 4 million tons. "In the month goes by two tankers at 80,000 tons. Deliveries began in May. Thus, they do not come to 4,000,000 tonnes in This year,"- Stated Efymenko.
According to the forecast Mintranssuvyazi Ukraine, This year, Belarus will supply transit only about 1 million tons. The current rate is 27 cents per 10 ton-kilometers.