According to the agency, it is assumed that when buying oil products at a discount, the limit will be at the level of $45 per barrel.

Earlier, United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said that setting new price ceilings for Russian oil products turned out to be “more difficult” than expected.

On Jan. 21, the US Treasury Department announced that Washington, along with Western allies, will assess whether the price ceiling for oil from Russia is consistent with current market conditions.

In December, the head of the Energy Development Fund, economic expert Sergei Pikin, in an interview with Nation News, spoke about the consequences of imposing a ceiling on Russian oil prices for the European Union.