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LME To Trade Rusal Aluminium Upon Lifting Of OFAC Sanctions

LME To Trade Rusal Aluminium Upon Lifting Of OFAC Sanctions

Another hopeful sign emerged last week for troubled Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal when the London Metal Exchange confirmed that it would begin again accepting the firm’s aluminium when United States government sanctions are lifted. Per Reuters, the Exchange discussed resuming...

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U.S. Government Extends Rusal Sanction Reprieve To Early January

The Trump administration announced on Friday another month-long extension of a reprieve from sanctions for En+ Group, Rusal, and GAZ, noting the progress founder Oleg Deripaska is making toward divesting his interests in the firms. Per a press release from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the trio of […]

Despite U.S. Sanctions, Rusal Records 55% Rise In Profits In Third Quarter

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal released results for the third quarter yesterday. Though still laboring under sanctions imposed on it by the Trump administration, Rusal posted a 55-percent jump in net profits in the just-ended quarter. In the third quarter Rusal smelted 940 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium, up by 1 percent on […]

Yielding To U.S. Pressure, Oleg Deripaska Steps Down From En+ Group

Following through on promises made this summer to United States government regulators, U.C. Rusal’s parent company En+ Group announced on Friday that founder Oleg Deripaska has passed the company’s reins to a successor. In a brief press release issued on Friday, the company said that the move was made as part of a larger initiative, […]

United States Government Extends Rusal Sanctions Deadline To December 12

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has granted another month’s reprieve to Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal with its announcement on Friday that the expiration date of the company’s general licenses has been pushed back to December 12. According to OFAC, the extension embodied in General Licenses 13E, […]

U.S. Treasury Department Delays Deadline For Ceasing Business With Rusal To November 12

Struggling Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal received a temporary reprieve from the United States Treasury Department late last week in the form of an extension of the deadline for ending third-party transactions. According to a press release issued by the Treasury Department, the new deadline for customers to end commercial transactions with Rusal is […]