The government will discuss an alternative to the export allowance, Railways

Despite the fact that FAS has approved an export premium to the RZD tariffs, the government next week will consider alternative proposals exporters. They suggested to raise a tariff on export, and domestic transportation

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In the government next week will consider proposals of exporters to solve the financial problems of the Railways is the introduction of the export allowance of 8% for freight rates from 2019, told RBC two sources familiar with the case. The representatives of the Vice-premiers Dmitry Kozak (in charge of the industry) and Maxim Akimov declined to comment.

Exporters initiated a discussion in the government of alternative export premium, although the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) Russia has approved her for all goods except petroleum products and aluminium.

Offers exporters the President of RSPP Alexander Shokhin, on 8 November wrote to the President of the government Dmitry Medvedev. They are listed in the minutes of the meeting of the RSPP, on the long-term program of development of Russian Railways until 2025, which is attached to the letter Shokhin (have RBC).

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