Primakov Readings 2024

«Russia in the global context»

PhosAgro is a Russian vertically integrated company and one of the world’s leading producers of phosphate-based fertilisers. Its core line of business is the production of phosphate-based fertilisers, high-grade phosphate rock  (P2O5>39%), and also feed phosphates, nitrogen fertilisers and ammonia. The Company is Europe’s largest producer of phosphate-based fertilisers, the world’s largest producer of high-grade phosphate rock and the world’s second largest producer (excluding China) of MAP and DAP (according to Fertecon), Russia’s only producer of feed monocalcium phosphate (MCP), and also the sole producer of nepheline concentrate in Russia.

NORNICKEL is Russia’s leading metals and mining company and the world’s largest high-grade nickel and palladium producer.

State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom (ROSATOM) is one of global technological leaders, with capacities in the nuclear sector and beyond, and business partners in 50 countries. As one of the pioneers of the nuclear industry, ROSATOM has traditionally been at the forefront of the international nuclear market, including nuclear power plant construction, uranium mining and enrichment, and nuclear fuel fabrication and supply. 

Gazprombank (Joint Stock Company) is one of the largest universal financial institutions in Russia, providing a wide range of banking, financial, investment products and services to corporate and private customers, financial institutions, institutional and private investors.  The Bank is one of the three largest banks in Russia by all major indicators and ranks third in the list of banks in Central and Eastern Europe in terms of equity.

Zarubezhneft is a 100% state-owned Russian oil and gas company of strategic importance with a rich history and unique 55-year experience in foreign economic activity. The company specializes in the development of oil and gas fields in Russia and abroad, ensuring efficient and integrated production of hydrocarbon resources.

The Andrey Melnichenko Foundation is a private foundation with a mission to develop educational infrastructure projects in Russia’s regions, and enable science-based sustainable development. Its scope of work includes projects that take action for the sustainable development goals, with a focus on zero hunger, quality education and climate action.

Rosoboronexport has the official status of the exclusive state intermediary, entitled to supply  the world market with  the whole range of permitted arms exports and military equipment made by the enterprises of the military-industrial complex of Russia. Rostec owns 100% of the shares of OJSC Rosoboronexport.