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Russian transformer industry hit by sanctions against Turkey


 Russia, St. Petersburg: Deteriorating relations between Russia and Turkey have been affecting production at many Russian plants, including the operations of Power Machines - Toshiba. High-voltage transformers.

The high voltage transformer factory in Kolpino, St. Petersburg, owned by Power Machines - Toshiba. High-voltage transformers, has been unable to get details on their import of insulation for high-voltage transformers from the Russian customs service since November, reports Svoboda.

This has forced the factory to suspend construction of three high-voltage transformers manufactured for the Federal Grid Company and the company St. Petersburg Electric Networks.

After the imposition of sanctions, Russia has been detaining Turkish industrial goods and steel raw materials and components at the customs, putting many factories under threat of closure, according to Svoboda.