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U.S. Treasury Deadline for Rusal Divestment Extended to August 5 as Deripaska Departure Deal Progresses

U.S. Treasury Deadline for Rusal Divestment Extended to August 5 as Deripaska Departure Deal Progresses

Though viewed by some as a relaxation of sanctions for Oleg Deripaska’s companies, experts say a two-month extension granted by the United States Treasury Department to shareholders of En+ Group, GAZ Group, and Rusal is simply a move to protect all parties...

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Bowing to U.S. Sanctions, Deripaska Relinquishes Rusal’s Reins

In a move aimed at encouraging the Trump administration to ease sanctions on the firm, Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska has stepped down from his position at the helm of U.C. Rusal. The Russian aluminium giant submitted notice of the same to the Hong Kong Exchange yesterday, noting that Deripaska’s resignation took effect the same day. […]

Sanctions on Rusal Leading to Salary Shortages for Windalco Workers

The sanctions levied against U.C. Rusal by the United States Treasury Department last month are starting to hit home with the rank-and-file workers at the company’s several plants around the world. According to sources who spoke with Bloomberg, Rusal has been unable to pay full compensation to certain workers outside of Russia partially due to […]

Chalco to Ship Up To 50,000 Tonnes of Alumina Overseas By Month’s End: Lu Dongliang

A rise in alumina prices over the past several months thanks to United States sanctions of Rusal and outages at Alunorte has prompted Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) to take the unusual step of selling the aluminium precursor to buyers abroad. “We ourselves have 30,000-50,000 tonnes (of alumina exports this month),” revealed Chalco’s president […]

Rusal’s Pre-Sanction Q1 Recurring Profit Jumped 22.4% to US$531 MM

Russian Federation aluminium smelter U.C. Rusal released first-quarter results late last week, showing solid growth in the period immediately prior to the Trump administration sanctions that hobbled the firm just days after the quarter’s close. Rusal showed revenue of US$2.744 billion in the quarter, a 19.5-percent improvement over last year’s opening quarter, but essentially level […]