Vladimir Potanin: ‘Business is not a sport’
We are a private and a law-abiding company, we are incorporated in all the regulatory mechanisms and we are represented on international stock exchanges. The company’s production is very important for the economy. In particular, Nornickel supplies Europe with nickel for the steel industry. The political tension we are experiencing should not affect the company’s activity, since the company is deeply integrated in international economic processes. Metals and mining: Years of renewal Economic sanctions damage all the participants of economic relationships and always signify defeat for politicians. If politicians are obliged to impose sanctions, that is, decrease the value of assets located on the perimeter, it means they are not doing something right – Vladimir Potanin.
Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines – http://rbth.com/business/2014/09/26/vladimir_potanin_business_is_not_a_sport_40137.html)