WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (PRIME)
US accuses Russia of creating barriers for agricultural importsWASHINGTON, Jan 19 (PRIME) -- The U.S. has accused Russia of creating barriers for U.S. exporters, especially agricultural companies, saying that Moscow have failed to embrace the market-oriented policies “championed by the World Trade Organization (WTO)”, according to a report published by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Friday.
Russia to turn Promsvyazbank into bank for defense order
MOSCOW, Jan 19 (PRIME)A bank intended for the defense order and other large-scale state procurement operations will be established on the basis of troubled Promsvyazbank and will be headed by the Russian Export Center CEO Pyotr Fradkov, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told reporters on Friday.
OPEC affirms Russia’s 2018 oil output outlook at 10.98 bpd
MOSCOW, Jan 18 (PRIME)OPEC has affirmed its outlook for Russia’s oil and gas condensate output at 10.98 million barrels per day in 2018 as compared with 11.17 million barrels per day in 2017, it said in its January Monthly Oil Market Report released on Thursday.
Source: Chlorine salts spill at VSMPO-Avisma’s facility
MOSCOW, Jan 19 (PRIME)Russian titanium giant VSMPO-Avisma had to evacuate 35 personnel of its facility in the Bereznyaki locality of the Perm Region after 100 kilograms of molten chlorine salts spilled out of malfunctioning equipment, a source in the emergency services of the region told PRIME on Friday.
Deputy PM says govt may postpone data retention law
MOSCOW, Dec 27 (PRIME) -- New business of Russian leasing company VEB Leasing will exceed 104 billion rubles in 2017, up from the planned amount of 82 billion rubles, acting CEO of the company Yury Gaichenya told PRIME in an interview released on Thursday.