Putin permits “unfriendly” international locations to pay for fuel in overseas forex


Russia has allowed its fuel exporters to just accept debt funds, offered by fuel consumers from “unfriendly” international locations, in overseas forex.

This norm was laid down within the decree signed by President Vladimir Putin, Ukrinform stories.

The doc amends the decree “On a particular process for the success of obligations by overseas consumers to Russian suppliers of pure fuel.” That decree, signed by the Russian president late March, regulates fuel commerce with “unfriendly” international locations in roubles.

Now it’s proposed to just accept fuel debt funds to a particular account of Russian suppliers, opened in overseas forex.

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On the similar time, it’s famous that debt reimbursement shall not be thought of a purpose for the resumption of provides in case of non-compliance by the overseas purchaser with the order launched in March. That’s, fuel funds in roubles.

It needs to be recalled that since April, the Russian authorities demanded that EU international locations pay for fuel solely in roubles. Operators from Poland, Bulgaria, Finland, and the Netherlands snubbed the demand, resulting from which provides had been terminated.