Brent crude oil for the first time since February 2020 rose to $ 57 per barrel
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Brent crude oil for the first time since February 2020 rose to $ 57 per barrel

13 January , 10:40Economy
The price of a barrel of Brent crude oil on the London Intercontinental Exchange ICE showed the level of $ 57.05 at 4:22 Moscow time. The $ 57 mark was crossed for the first time since February 24, 2020.

The daily price increase was 2.49%.

At the same time, Texas WTI crude for February delivery is traded on ICE for $ 53.63 per barrel. During the day, the price of this brand rose by 2.64%.

Russian Urals, the price of which is calculated on the basis of the Brent price, rose to the highest level since January 8 last year. Over the past three months, Russian raw materials have risen in price by more than 40%. Since the beginning of the year, the price has increased by about 10%

Recall that at the end of 2020, the head of Sberbank, German Gref, said that if in 2021 the price of oil rises above $ 50 per barrel, then Russia's GDP will grow by 2-3%.

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