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Spat Over Aluminium And Steel Tariffs Between U.S. And Russia Not Likely To Be Resolved This Year: Russia’s Economic Minister

Spat Over Aluminium And Steel Tariffs Between U.S. And Russia Not Likely To Be Resolved This Year: Russia’s Economic Minister

The ongoing conflict between Moscow and Washington, D.C. over tariffs on aluminium and steel is not likely to come to a friendly conclusion by year’s end. Such was the message expressed yesterday by a representative of the Russian government. In comments to...

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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 […]

Aughinish Alumina Warns Of Imminent Difficulties Due To OFAC Sanctions On Rusal

Top brass at Ireland’s Aughinish Alumina refinery warned last week that sanctions placed upon its parent company by the Trump administration are threatening the plant’s continued operations. Executives from Limerick Alumina Refining Ltd (LARL) noted in corporate filings that it has been on tenterhooks since April, when the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of […]

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, […]

Minor Loosening Of U.S. Sanctions On Rusal May Have Major Repercussions

A minor adjustment to the sanctions imposed upon Russian aluminium giant U.C. Rusal by the Trump administration may portend potentially major changes in the measure that has hobbled the firm and sent a tsunami of chaos and uncertainty throughout the global aluminium trade. On Friday the United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control […]