Articles Tagged "russia"

Will Central Banks Buy and Sell PGM’s to Control Prices?

Platinum – Mineweb's Kip Keen commented on a recent announcement that Sergei Donskoi, Russia's Minister of Natural Resources, suggested that South Africa and Russia buy platinum and palladium through their central banks to exert some control over metals prices. The author ran a "what if?" scenario past Harry First, a law professor at the New York University School of Law with a special interest in international anti-competition issues.

Polish Blockade Against Russian Coal May End

Coal – Though polish miners have been blocking a railway for trains carrying Russian coal across the border, RT News reported that the workers may end their blockade after reaching a deal with the government to better protect Poland's coal industry. Mining union leaders in Poland are calling for an embargo on Russian coal to protect domestic companies that are "losing hundreds of millions of euros."