Alexey Mordashov, holding the second place in the list of the richest businessmen of Russia according to Forbes-2018, wrote to the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev a letter with request of support due to sanctions. Due to the failure of foreign Bank to operate Power machines in dollars, the company’s costs have increased, citing two Federal source reports The Bell.
According to interlocutors of the edition, Mordashov’s asking for preferential financing of projects in Power machines through the Russian export hub — up to 85% of the project amount. Another wish was to provide potentional companies preferential loans by banks. As well as ban state corporations and state corporations, including Rosatom, RusHydro, Gazprom, inter RAO and Rostec, require “Power machines” the provision of state guarantees.
The publication reports that Mordashov spoke about the support of “Power machines” with Dmitry Medvedev during a meeting of the government Commission on import substitution, which took place at the site of Power machines, in April.
Then the businessman asked to support the company access to domestic and foreign markets and to provide government guarantees when required by the customers. While Mordashov insists, to prevent the state corporations and state corporations, including Rosatom, RusHydro, Gazprom, inter RAO and Rostec, to demand guarantees from “Power machines”.
In a press-service of the company confirmed media reports that in April at a meeting with Prime Minister discussed the complexity of the company, but not commented on.
Note that the “Power machines” came under sanctions after the scandal with the supply of the Crimea gas turbines, manufactured in cooperation with Siemens. According to the report last year, the company’s net loss amounted to $167,4 million on revenue of $1.2 billion. the document, according to the publication, it was stated that, according to preliminary estimates, the effect of the sanctions “is not significant” to financial results.
Forbes estimates the condition Mordashov at $18.7 billion.
Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that the Russian government is one of the agencies will create a special body that will help companies survive new sanctions the United States, wrote earlier “Interfax”. For help to the government has appealed sanctioned businessmen Viktor Vekselberg and Oleg Deripaska.