The head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov will hold a meeting with representatives of metallurgical companies tomorrow, June 1, TASS and RBC reported, citing industry sources. The meeting will discuss prices for metal products, some sources say. The information about the meeting appeared after First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov announced that the companies should return to the budget about 100 billion rubles received by raising prices in the domestic market.
Among the owners of metallurgical companies who intend to participate in the meeting, RBC names Severstal co-owner Alexei Mordashov, Norilsk Nickel co-owner Vladimir Potanin, UC Rusal founder Oleg Deripaska, Russian Copper Company owner Igor Altushkin, Metalloinvestiev CEO and Nazim Efendiev CEO of USM holding (owns Metalloinvest) Ivan Streshinsky.
Interfax, referring to a letter from the acting head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Vasily Osmakov to the chairman of the board of directors of NLMK Vladimir Lisin, notes that the meeting was planned even before the deputy prime minister’s statement. The letter to Mr. Lisin, according to the agency, is dated May 27, it indicates that the meeting will be devoted to “the development of the metallurgical industry.”
The fortune of Messrs. Mordashov and Potanin during the day after the words of Andrei Belousov decreased by $ 701 million and $ 590 million, respectively, Forbes reported according to the Forbes Real Time rating. The price of Severstal shares dropped to 1,684 rubles a day. (minus 4.23%), the price of Norilsk Nickel securities – up to 26,358 rubles. (minus 2.86%).
How much did the tax payments of metallurgists increase – in the material of Kommersant, “Steel poured into the budget”.