Russia raises duties on gasoline exports to Tajikistan
Tuesday 31 May 2011
DUSHANBE – Russian customs duties on exports of gasoline to Tajikistan are rising again, AsiaPlus.tj reported May 30.
Starting June 1, the duty on gasoline will be US $415.80 (TJS 1,894.20) per tonne, up from the previous $408.30 (TJS 1,860.05). The duty of other “light” oil products (kerosene and diesel fuel) will rise to $309.60 (TJS 1,410.40) per tonne from $304 (TJS 1,384.90 ).
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin authorised the hike May 26, RIA Novosti reported.
Russia attributed the increases to an effort to fix shortages on its domestic gasoline market. It began raising duties March 1.