Deputy head of information-analytical center “Alpari” Natalia Milchakova assessed the prospects of oil prices.

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According to her, by the end of the year the figure could rise to $50 per barrel.

“However, the path to this level is long and difficult, as the pandemic COVID-19 is not yet exhausted, and the relationship between China and the United States are still strained, and these factors will exert downward pressure on prices”, — quotes the expert

Milchakova also noted that in June the prices continued to rise, but the pace was slower than in may.

Earlier, the Director of the Center for the study of world energy markets energy research Institute of the RAS Vyacheslav Kulagin, in conversation with BAFS “the Economy today” assessed the situation on the oil market.