Russian finance minister sees fair oil price for 2018 at $60
MOSCOW, Mar 13 (PRIME) -- The fair oil price for 2018 stands at about U.S. $60 per barrel, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said during a lecture in a university on Tuesday.
УWe currently see a balanced price for the budget at about $60 per barrel. We are setting the target of attaining a balanced budget by 2019 on the primary level with the oil price at $40 per barrel,Ф Siluanov said.
The minister added that a $40 oil price would affect only the amount of RussiaТs budget reserve allocations.