Photo: Alexander Miridonov / Kommersant
In January — November 2017 Russia’s revenues from oil exports increased by 29 percent compared to the same period in 2016, to 85.7 billion dollars. This is evidenced by the data of the Federal customs service (FCS).
The total volume of export reached the amount of 235.1 million tons, which is 0.8 percent more than in January — November 2016. Deliveries to foreign countries amounted to 218,58 million tons. In monetary terms they grew by 29 percent to 80,95 billion dollars.
Russia’s revenues from natural gas exports in the first 11 months of 2017 rose 21 percent to 33.8 billion dollars, according to the materials of the FCS. The amount of fuel being made up of 188.8 billion cubic meters of gas, including in the far abroad countries — 158,3 billion cubic meters.
According to the Finance Ministry, the average price of Russian Urals oil in 2017 rose by 27 percent to 53,03 per barrel. In 2016 the average price of Urals oil was 41.9 per barrel. In December last year, the Russian raw materials cost an average of 63.61 USD per barrel, which is 1.2 times higher than a year earlier.
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