Now Moscow and Minsk make all the calculations in dollars. The formation of gas prices in rubles for Belarus reduces the risks associated with the fluctuation of the dollar, writes “Kommersant”, citing sources.
In the case perekodan rubles Belarus to repay the debt to “Gazprom” and Russia will fully resume its previously frozen oil supplies to the country. Now the amount of indebtedness of Belarus for Russian gas for six months is approximately $ 300 million.
From 2017, the cost of gas for Belarus will be formed at the average price of the unified gas supply system of Russia multiplied by the multiplying factor. So, next year, the average price will be around $ 4050 rubles per thousand cubic meters. With the multiplying factor of 1.48 Minsk will buy fuel at the price of 6 thousand rubles per thousand cubic meters.