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U.S. Sanctions On Rusal Lead RusHydro To Reconsider Partnership In Proposed Taishet Aluminium Smelter

U.S. Sanctions On Rusal Lead RusHydro To Reconsider Partnership In Proposed Taishet Aluminium Smelter

The shadow of United States sanctions has soured a deal between Russian aluminium titan U.C. Rusal and compatriot power company RusHydro to build a new aluminium smelter in Siberia. RusHydro’s chairman Nikolai Shulginov told the media on Monday that the project, which...

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U.S. Government May Lift Sanctions On Rusal – Mnuchin

A light at the end of the sanctions tunnel appeared late last week for embattled Russian Federation aluminium smelter U.C. Rusal in the form of comments made by United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin noting the Trump administration’s openness to removal of the company from its sanctions list. Mnuchin made the comments to the news […]

Russia Files Complaint Against United States At WTO Over Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The government of the Russian Federation has become the latest entity to file suit at the World Trade Organization against the United States over the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs upon aluminium and steel imposed earlier this year. Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin announced the action on Friday, noting that consultations with the United States […]