The price of North sea Brent crude oil fell below $ 48 per barrel. The last time a barrel of Brent crude cost less than $ 50 at the end of August last year.
This is evidenced by the exchange trades.
The price of black gold falls amid reports about problems with the American budget.
The price of Brent crude oil is the basis for pricing about 40 percent of the world’s crude. In particular the Russian “Urals”.
In the US, was held for the third year, a partial termination of funding of the work of governmental institutions. Because the budget has not been agreed on in Congress.
The American Chapter Donald trump refused to sign the document. If it does not include the item on the financing of the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico. The Democrats oppose.