Basic Element to Invest $330 Million to Triple Grain Trading

Billionaire Oleg Deripaska’s Basic Element plans to spend more than 10 billion rubles ($330 million) to triple grain sales to 1.5 million metric tons by 2016, Andrey Oleynik, the company’s managing director for agricultural business, told reporters in Moscow today.

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