Russian Federation

Moscow Imposes 15 Percent Export Levy On Primary Aluminium, Dozens Of Other Metals

Moscow Imposes 15 Percent Export Levy On Primary Aluminium, Dozens Of Other Metals

The government of the Russian Federation imposed export duties upon a wide range of steel and non-ferrous exports, including primary aluminium, late last month. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed the order to levy export duties upon 340 varieties of metals exports...

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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 […]

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. […]

Russian Government Crafting Response to Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The government of the Russian Federation said yesterday that it is in the midst of crafting a response to the lately-enacted blanket 10-percent tariffs upon aluminium imports put into place by United States President Donald Trump. Russia’s Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexei Gruzdev made the announcement in the course of remarks he made to students […]