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Rusal Among First To Contribute Aluminium Sustainability Data To LMEpassport

Rusal Among First To Contribute Aluminium Sustainability Data To LMEpassport

Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal released sustainability data this week into the London Metal Exchange’s new low-carbon platform LMEpassport, making Rusal among the first firms to do so. Rusal said it first beta-tested the LMEpassport system by entering information from the Boguchansky...

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U.S. Government Rescinds Sanctions On U.C. Rusal, En+ Group, And JSC EuroSibEnergo

The first business day back at work for the United States federal government saw the long-awaited lifting of sanctions from U.C. Rusal, En+ Group, and JSC EuroSibEnergo, bringing to a close the restrictions that crippled the firms since their imposition last April. In a release issued late Sunday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office […]

Fastmarkets MB Index To Be Used In New LME Alumina Contract

The new London Metal Exchange alumina contract will be settled in part by using data from the Fastmarkets MB index, with shared weight given to the CRU’s Alumina price index. Per Fastmarkets, the daily FOB Australia alumina index is a suitable choice for the exchange, having moved from a weekly to a daily basis just […]

New LME Alumina Contract To Utilize CRU Alumina Price Index

London commodities consultant CRU Group said yesterday that the London Metal Exchange will soon be using the firm’s CRU Alumina Price Index (CRU-API) in the settlement of the LME’s new cash-settled Alumina futures contract. The new futures contract is set to commence trading on March 11 and will use the CRU-API to settle physical contracts […]

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 the trading of Rusal aluminium upon the revocation of sanctions, and no objections […]

U.S.-China Trade Tensions Sink Aluminium Prices To 14-Month Nadir

Aluminium prices sunk to a new low on the year earlier this week due to market concerns that increased tensions between Washington, D.C. and Beijing are likely to set off a devastating trade war. According to market experts, comments by United States President Donald Trump referencing a raft of new tariffs waiting in the wings […]