Russian NLMK Steel Import to US: NLMK Owner Lisin’s Net Worth Soared with Trump Win; Accused of Shipping Weapons to Assad in Syria in 2012

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The first of many planned steel shipments from Russian Steelmaker NLMK to the US arrived at the new Port of Paulsboro facility in New Jersey on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, according to NJ .com. NLMK is apparently a competitor to Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich’s Evraz.

NLMK is controlled by majority shareholder Vladimir Lisin, who is ranked 116th on the Forbes list of world billionaires. According to Forbes, as of March 7, 2017, his net worth is $15 Billion, a huge increase from the $9.3 Billion which was his net worth in 2016.

Within three days of the Trump Victory his net worth increased by $830 million. Between Trump’s victory last November and January 9, 2017, he gained $1.4 billion in net worth, according to Forbes staff writer Dan Alexander, who credits the overall rising value of Russian stocks and currency in the wake of the Trump win.

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