• EXPLAINER: What's the effect of Russian oil price cap, ban?

    2 days ago - By Wood TV

    FRANKFURT, Germany - Western governments are aiming to cap the price of Russia's oil exports in an attempt to limit the fossil fuel earnings that support Moscow's budget, its military and the invasion of Ukraine.
    The cap is set to take effect on Dec. 5, the same day the European Union will impose a boycott on most Russian oil - its crude that is shipped by sea. The EU was still negotiating what the price ceiling should be.
    The twin measures could have an uncertain effect on the price of oil as worries over lost supply through the boycott compete with fears about lower demand from a slowing...
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