Russia: Rusal to invest $3 million in SKAD

The acting governor of Krasnoyarsk region Alexander Uss and Rusal president Vladislav Soloviev have visited one of the major Russian enterprises to produce car wheels of aluminum alloys – the Casting-Mechanical Works SKAD LLC. The company is situated in the city of Divnogorsk and has been a part of Rusal since 2017. SKAD produces over…

Russia: MMK metal sales up in August 2018

In August MMK shipped 994.2 thousand tons of metal via railroad, up by 9.2% YoY. In January-August, according to railroad statistics, sales grew by 1.1% YoY, to 7.2 million tons. Russian customers received 4.68 million tons of metal, up by 8.5%, while exports dropped by 10.5%, to 2.48 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Finance Ministry mulls lifting VAT on gold

The Russian Finance Ministry is considering canceling value-added tax (VAT) to help repatriate dozens of billion rubles in a move the market has been waiting for dozens of years, Deputy Minister Alexei Moiseyev declared on September 7. “The issue is only discussed, and an additional stimulus for its solution has appeared. You can already see…