DUMA REJECTS PRODUCTION SHARING ARRANGEMENT FOR PETROLEUM INDUSTRY.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 30
On June 9, the Duma rejected on second reading a bill which would have established profit-sharing arrangements in the oil and gas industry and set the stage for more foreign investment, Interfax reported. Many deputies said that they believed the government-backed measure would allow foreign companies to buy up Russia. The bill will be considered again June 14.
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