Belarus’ expenditures on crude oil imports from Russia dropped by 24.8% YoY in January-June to $2.398 billion, Belstat said in an official report.
In January-June Belarus purchased 11.522 million tons of Russian crude, up by 0.9% YoY, while expenditures on crude supplies from Russia decreased by $790.585 million.
Belarusian oil refineries processed 23 million tons of crude in 2015, up by 3.2% YoY.
In 2016 they plan to process 24 million tons of Russian crude, which will be supplied by pipe. (Prime-TASS/Business World Magazine)