MOSCOW. Sept 28. The Norilsk Nickel company, the world's largest producer of palladium and a major producer of platinum, in a Wednesday release, for the first time disclosed statistics on its production of such metals after a presidential decree declassified such information early in 2005.
The release, published on the company's website, said Norilsk Nickel produced 1.48 million Troy ounces (47.68 tonnes) of palladium and 355,000 ounces (11.4 tonnes) in platinum for the first half of 2005, Interfax reported.
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities
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