Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ukraine contract supply of 5.6 mln tonnes of imported coal before 2015 – Prodan

KYIV. Sept 23 (Interfax) – Ukraine’s state and private enterprises have signed agreements on the supply of 5.6 million tonnes of imported coal before the end of 2014, Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yury Prodan said at a Cabinet … Continue reading

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Russian Econ Ministry thinks capital outflow may reach $120 bln in 2014 – Deputy Minister (Part 2)

MOSCOW. Sept 22 (Interfax) – The Russian Economic Development Ministry is forecasting capital outflow from Russia at $90-$120 billion in 2014, Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexei Vedev told journalists in Moscow on Monday. “The forecast is $100 billion minus $10 … Continue reading

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Capitalization of Russian stock market decreases 0.73% on Monday

MOSCOW. September 22 (Interfax) – The capitalization of the Russian stock market, based on average-weighted prices on the Moscow Exchange’s Main Market, decreases 0.73%, or by 167.274 billion from the previous session, to 22.808 trillion rubles ($593.739 billion at the … Continue reading

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Gold in Central Bank of Russia reserves up nearly 1% to 35.8 mln oz in August

MOSCOW. Sept 19 (Interfax) – The Central Bank of Russia had 35.8 million Troy ounces (1.114 tonnes) of gold in its reserves as of September 1, 2014, up 0.85% from 35.5 million oz (1.104 tonnes) at the beginning of August, … Continue reading

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Freight One Company buys RZD’s stake in Gryazi Railcar Repair Depot for 151 mln rubles

MOSCOW. Sept 19 (Interfax) – OJSC Freight One Company of Vladimir Lisin’s UCL Rail group acquired 50% minus 1 share in OJSC Gryazi Railcar Repair Depot of Lipetsk region, the sale’s organizer, CJSC VTB 24, said in a statement. “The … Continue reading

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Forecast $100 oil in 2015-2017 realistic, but risks high – Ulyukayev

MOSCOW. Sept 18 (Interfax) – The Russian Economic Development Ministry’s baseline forecast for Urals oil prices in 2014 at $104 and in 2015-2017 at $100 per barrel is realistic, but there are high risks regarding oil prices, Economic Development Minister … Continue reading

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RZD needs 10% tariff indexation, gov’t support of 45 bln rubles in 2015 – Yakunin (Part 2)”

MOSCOW. Sept 16 (Interfax) – Russian Railways (RZD) (MOEX: RZHD) needs tariffs indexed 10% in 2015 as well as state support of 45 billion rubles in order to maintain financial stability and security. This information was included in a September … Continue reading

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Norilsk Nickel receives 12 offers from Chinese investors for the Bystrinsky GOK project

MOSCOW. Sept 15 (Interfax) – MMC Norilsk Nickel (MOEX: GMKN) received 12 proposals from potential Chinese partners to participate in the Bystrinsky mining and processing complex (GOK) project in Zabaykalsky territory, the Russian mining company said in a statement. This … Continue reading

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Ukraine ups agricultural output 6.3% in 8M

KYIV. Sept 12 (Interfax) – Ukrainian agricultural, output rose 6.3% year-on-year in January-August, the State Statistics Service said, quoting figures that do not include Crimea. Agricultural enterprises raised output 7.1% and household farms increased it 5.6%. Farm output rose 13.6% … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan ups agricultural output 2.5% in 8M

ALMATY. Sept 12 (Interfax) – Kazakhstan raised agricultural output 2.5% year-on-year in January-August to 960.5 billion tenge, the State Statistics Agency said. Meat and dairy output rose 3.3% to 742.3 billion tenge and crop production inched up 0.1% to 216.2 … Continue reading

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