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Rio Tinto to Sever All Commercial Ties With Russian Business

  • Miner has alumina joint venture with Rusal in Queensland
  • Resources firms are withdrawing from operations in Russia
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Rio Tinto Group has joined the ranks of multinationals shunning Russia following the country’s invasion of Ukraine, calling into question the fate of its alumina joint venture with Moscow-based United Co. Rusal International PJSC.

“Rio Tinto is in the process of terminating all commercial relationships it has with any Russian business,” a spokesman for the global miner said in an emailed statement Thursday.