MOSCOW, Sept 23 Russian finance ministry does
not plan to change the parameters of existing oil export duty
calculation, which is set to come down next year to 30 percent,
the minister Anton Siluanov told reporters on Friday.
The reduction of oil export duty, as part of a wider oil
taxation system changes, was paused this year, while the mineral
extraction tax was increased as planned. Oil companies have been
worried that the MET may come up next year as planned but the
duty would remain frozen in 2017.
Siluanov added that the finance ministry planned to get
around 280 billion roubles ($4.4 billion) in dividends from the
state companies annually.
($1 = 63.3800 roubles)
(Reporting by Lidia Kelly, Katya Golubkova and Darya