Rosneft CEO says firm has received funds from Qatar/Glencore deal

Funds received from sale of 19.5% stake in the company

  
Head of Russian state oil firm Rosneft Igor Sechin attends a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2016 (SPIEF 2016) in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 16, 2016.

Head of Russian state oil firm Rosneft Igor Sechin attends a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2016 (SPIEF 2016) in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 16, 2016.

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TOKYO, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Rosneft Chief Executive Igor Sechin said on Friday that his firm had received funds from the sale of a 19.5 percent stake in the company to the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and commodities trader Glencore.

The money was in the process of being transferred to Russia's state budget, Sechin said.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Writing by Andrew Osborn; Editing by Peter Hobson) ((andrew.osborn@thomsonreuters.com; +7 495 7751242; Reuters Messaging: andrew.osborn.thomsonreuters.com@thomsonreuters.net))






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