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U.S. Sanctions on Rusal Forcing Kazakhstan Alumina Refiners to Seek New Buyers

U.S. Sanctions on Rusal Forcing Kazakhstan Alumina Refiners to Seek New Buyers

With the sanctions placed upon U.C. Rusal by the United States government looming large over the global alumina industry, Kazakhstan’s alumina refiners have begun searching for new outlets for the country’s domestic alumina production. According to comments made on Thursday by Kazakh...

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Deripaska, Rusal, and En+ Group Face Sanctions From U.S. Treasury Over Alleged Election Interference

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal is searching for answers in the wake of sanctions levied against it and other Russian interests on Friday by the United States Treasury Department. The world’s second-most-prolific aluminium maker found itself caught up in the latest sanctions against individuals identified by Washington, D.C. as being connected to or otherwise […]

Russian Government Crafting Response to Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The government of the Russian Federation said yesterday that it is in the midst of crafting a response to the lately-enacted blanket 10-percent tariffs upon aluminium imports put into place by United States President Donald Trump. Russia’s Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexei Gruzdev made the announcement in the course of remarks he made to students […]

Russia’s Low-Carbon Aluminium Should Be Granted Exemption from Trump Tariffs: Rusal

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal said on Friday that, as a longstanding supplier to the United States market of environmentally-responsible aluminium, imports from its home country should not be subject to President Donald Trump’s 10-percent tariffs. In comments made to Russian News Agency TASS, a company spokesman pointed to its relationship of almost two […]

Withering Criticism, Dire Warnings About Trump Aluminium Tariffs Aired At WTO Meeting

Participants at a meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) had sharp words for the blanket 10-percent tariffs on aluminium instituted by United States President Donald Trump that went into effect earlier that day. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo summarized the sentiments of the meeting’s participants in a statement his office released later that day. “Actions […]