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Trading firm Traxys agrees cobalt marketing deal with Nornickel: sources

01 Nov 2019

LONDON/MOSCOW Commodity trading firm Traxys has agreed to market large amounts of Norilsk Nickel's production of battery metal cobalt for up to three years, effective immediately, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Cobalt market to avoid shortage despite Congo mine closure: Nornickel

29 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Cobalt supply will remain robust despite a price slide that has already led to the closure of a major mine, Russia's Norilsk Nickel said, as most is produced as a byproduct of more buoyant metals like nickel and copper.

LMEWEEK-Cobalt market to avoid shortage despite Congo mine closure - Nornickel

29 Oct 2019

MOSCOW, Oct 29 Cobalt supply will remain robust despite a price slide that has already led to the closure of a major mine, Russia's Norilsk Nickel said, as most is produced as a byproduct of more buoyant metals like nickel and copper.

Russia's Rosatom may buy controlling stake in Chile lithium project

15 Oct 2019

MOSCOW/SANTIAGO Uranium One Group, a subsidiary of Russia's state nuclear company Rosatom, may buy a controlling stake in a lithium project in Chile's Atacama salt flat from Wealth Minerals Ltd , the Canada-listed company said on Tuesday.

Saudi's SALIC, Russian fund team up on agri projects

14 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Arabia's SALIC have signed an agreement to team up in searching for investment projects in the Russian agricultural sector, RDIF said in a statement on Monday.

Canada's Kinross hits pause on Russia after gold project deal

30 Sep 2019

CALGARY/MOSCOW, Sept 30 Canada's Kinross Gold Corp is putting future deals in Russia on hold after snapping up a development project in a country hit by Western sanctions.

Russia's Alrosa seeks to brighten up its fluorescent diamond sales

09 Sep 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Alrosa is talking to several global jewelery retailers about jointly marketing the miner's jewelery brand that uses fluorescent diamonds, as it strives to create a new niche for the natural stones.

Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of thawing relations

07 Sep 2019

MOSCOW/KIEV Russia and Ukraine swapped dozens of prisoners on Saturday in a carefully-negotiated rapprochement that brought Western praise and could thaw a freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation of the Crimea region in 2014. | Video

Exclusive: 'Dear Vladimir': VTB asks for Putin's help to create Russian grain champion

23 Aug 2019

MOSCOW Russian state-controlled bank VTB has asked President Vladimir Putin to help it create a Russian grain champion to curb the role of foreign traders and give the state greater control over exports, a letter seen by Reuters shows.

Exclusive: Saudi boosts Russia ties with welcome for Black Sea wheat

08 Aug 2019

CAIRO/MOSCOW Saudi Arabia will relax its bug-damage specifications for wheat imports from its next tender onwards, it told Reuters on Thursday, opening the door to Black Sea imports and strengthening ties with Russia beyond energy cooperation.

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