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Beyond Budget Headlines: Oil sector may come to the govt's rescue this year

Oil prices have been rising because of global demand amid a stringent environment of regulations. So, what is Budget 2021 going to do for the oil sector? Tune in for more

Budget 2021 | Union Budget | Oil price

Business Standard  |  New Delhi 

Every Budget has something to offer for the oil sector. Oil prices have been rising because of global demand amid a stringent environment of regulations. So, what is going to do for the oil sector? Boosting revenue collection will be a challenge if oil prices rise and the government has to roll back excise duty hikes, says our in-house policy expert A K Bhattacharya. He also points out that the disinvestment revenue that can be mobilised from the oil sector will be a key factor for Budget.

In the seventh episode of Beyond Budget Headlines with AKB, Business Standard’s special series in the run-up to Budget 2021, we also discuss the expenditure side challenges to the Budget, how to boost foreign investment, and opportunities in Budget to boost jobs and growth.

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First Published: Mon, January 25 2021. 09:26 IST