Kyrgyzstan: draft law on uranium mining ban submitted to Parliament

A draft law on prohibition of activities related to the geological survey of the subsoil for prospecting, exploration and development of uranium and thorium deposits in Kyrgyzstan was submitted to the Parliament. The document was initiated by the MPs Altynbek Sulaimanov, Almambet Shykmamatov, Kanat Kerezbekov, Myktybek Abdyldaev, Baktybek Turusbekov, Dastan Bekeshev and Altynbek Zhunus uulu.…

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Russia: Interros and RUSAL mull no changes to dividend policy of Norilsk Nickel

Interros holding Russian tycoon Vladimir Potanin and aluminum giant UC RUSAL of tycoon Oleg Deripaska are not discussing any adjustments to the dividend policy of metals giant Norilsk Nickel, a source in Interros reported. “There was a suggestion from Interros, but it did not satisfy some of Norilsk Nickel’s shareholders. The issue is not discussed…

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Ukraine: ferroalloys export and import in January-May 2019

In January-May Ukraine exported 389.882 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 0.6% YoY, valued at $427.560 million, down by 5.8%. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main customers were Turkey (17.18%), Italy (16.21%) and the Netherlands (9.4%). In 5 months Ukraine imported 19.378 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 10.4% YoY, valued at $62.109…

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