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Norilsk Nickel to take part in a summit of emerging countries

26 March 2013
Norilsk Nickel to take part in a summit of emerging countries

A delegation from the MMC «Norilsk Nickel» will take part

in the business part of the summit of BRICS (meeting of representatives of the five States with the fastest growing

economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), which begins March 27

his work in the South African city of Durban. The main theme was «BRICS

and Africa: cooperation for development, integration and industrialisation». «Part

in African projects, „Norilsk Nickel“ is of great importance: the development of

enterprises on the continent — the investment in creating a solid Foundation

economic well-being of the Corporation» — commented on the presence of

representatives of the Nickel giant at the summit of Roman Panov, who is in the company

the head of foreign production assets.

Today, «Norilsk Nickel» takes

active participation in the investment programs of the Republic of South Africa. In

particular, the Russian company is developing the largest project on the continent —

complex «Nkomati» mining and processing Nickel ores. The owners of the Corporation

it has already invested more than $600 million, which allowed to significantly increase the volume

metal production at the plant and take it to a new level of profitability

production. However, the potential of South Africa, according to representatives «Norilsk Nickel», still

for MMC remains the object of attention.

BRICS (an abbreviation of the names of the five most

fast-growing countries in the world in the English language -Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) holds its summit in the fifth

time. Last year, a meeting of leaders took place in India prior to that (2011) —

China (Sanya), in 2010 in Brazil and in 2009 in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg.

The agenda of this year’s summit — a series of bilateral meetings and fees

extended format between the heads of state and business representatives from countries

the «five». In the course of these events, the parties plan to discuss a number of issues

international cooperation (including the idea of creating the BRICS development Bank),

to sign «Acequinocyl Declaration» (act regulating relations between participants of the summit

in the current world economic and political situation) and make a plan

effective cooperation of States parties meeting in the circumstances

with recent events in the middle East (with separate emphasis on Iran

and Syria) and in other «hotly debated» parts of the planet.

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