August 8, 2022

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Empresarios rusos ven improbable redirigir exportação de oro

«Producimos al año unas 330 tons de oro por valor de unos 20 mil millones de dolares, un 10 por ciento del volumen mundial. Redirigir semejantes quantitas de metal a nuevas rutas es inviable (…) simply no hay nichos vacantes», declarado a la agency de noticias Sputnik.

El director gremial added that in the market there is «un círculo reducido de actors que se conocen desde hace decades» y que el oro «no escasea a escala global en los ultimos 10 años».

En ese sentido, Kashuba argued that, por el contrario, hay un excessede del orden del uno o dos por ciento, “de manera que es casi improbable mover las producciones a nadie así no más”, advirtió.

At the same time, he confirmed that the announcement of the G7 economies (Germany, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom) that they would act in unison to reduce Russia’s income from metal exports was not unexpected. sector.

El ejecutivo recorded that, at the beginning of March, the organization that controls the precious metal market in London, the London Bullion Market Association, suspended six Russian gold refineries included in the Good Delivery List.

Al respecto, agregó que, at the finales of the same month, the Department of the United States Treasury imposed sanctions on metal transactions related to the Banco de Rusia.

«Éramos conscientes de que, tarde o temprano, los países hostiles iban a extender sus sanctions a la producción del oro en Rusia», admitted the guild leader.

Por su parte, last week the permanent Russian representative to the European Union, Vladímir Chizhov, declared that the prohibition of gold exports will not have an impact on the national economy.

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In this sense, he added that, in the supposed case of establishing the sanction, it would not only be about exports to western countries, because Russia counts among its potential buyers with economic giants like China and India.

The declarations of the diplomat respond to the announcement made by the president of the European Council, Charles Michel, who declared that the bloc comunitario studies the way in which the negativity to import Russian gold only harms Moscow.