UK to ban imports of Russian copper, aluminium, nickel later this year

Imports of Russia-origin aluminium, copper and nickel into the United Kingdom will be banned as part of a new wave of sanctions announced by UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at the Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Japan on Friday May 19.

The UK government said that legislation to block the imports will be introduced later this year.

Participants have been little fazed by the UK announcement because the country had already...


Imogen Dudman

Callum Perry

Albert Mackenzie

May 19, 2023

12:10 GMT