The oil companies any more in forces to restrain the level of prices for Russian gas stations. Source of information – people close to the curator of fuel and energy complex of the Russian Federation.
Filling stations operate at a loss, so the main message of the meeting, which was held recently in the Russian Ministry, reports “Lenta.Ru“.
Some participants of the meeting proposed to begin the sale of fuel from rosrezerva, the volume is not called, because they are classified.
Oil companies want to compensate the losses due to the September growth in fuel prices that purchase wholesale.
Dmitry Kozak, the Deputy Prime Minister, said that the issues of fuel prices, the decision to abandon the “manual control”. Also the main question, which was on the agenda, tools of influence on the Russian fuel market in the case of raising global fuel prices or a sharp jump in the exchange rate.
On January 1, 2019 will be increased rates for the excise tax for gasoline and diesel. Prices can be adjusted by means of a tax maneuver, however, it is unclear how to work this scheme.