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Acros USA, Inc.

580 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10036, USA

E: russdiamo@aol.com

Frequently asked questions

  • What is the postal address for applications and documents?

    Write to: 12, ul. Smolnaya, Moscow, 125493, Russia Phone: +7 (495) 777–09–46 (41) Fax: +7(495) 777–29–66; +7(495) 777–10–80 E-mail: IvanovaNAV@alrosa.ru
  • What are the grounds for refusal to sign a contract for wholesale trade in polished diamonds?

    A wholesale purchase contract with a potential customer can be refused if:
    • No documents or information were submitted
    • Forged documents or deliberately misleading information were submitted.
    • USO of ALROSA branch or other ALROSA’s divisions refused to enter the company in the list of potential buyers
  • What documents should we submit to be considered for a contract for wholesale purchase of polished diamonds?

    1) Russian buyers Potential buyers (partners) of the internal market of the Russian Federation should submit the following documents to ALROSA’s Market Conjuncture and Production Committee:
    • A questionnaire in the form established herein and specified in Appendix 1
    • A certificate of registration in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities of the Russian Federation, an extract from the register, the extract not to be more than 1 (one) month old
    • Constitutional documents; Articles of Association, Memorandum of Association
    • A certificate of registration with tax authorities at a specified location
    • A certificate of special purpose registration issued by the State Inspectorate for Assay Control under the Russian State Assay Chamber
    • Bank statements issued by banks–residents
    • Power of attorney for the persons authorized to carry on negotiations on behalf of a company–potential buyer
    2) Foreign buyers Potential buyers (partners) from outside the market of the Russian Federation should submit the following documents to ALROSA’s Market Conjuncture and Production Committee:
    • A questionnaire in the form established herein and specified in Appendix 2
    • A reference from your bank, not more than 1 (one) month old
    • Power of attorney for the persons authorized to carry on negotiations on behalf of a company–potential buyer
    • Where appropriate, potential buyers (partners) must notify Brillianty ALROSA about all the changes in the submitted documents within 7 (seven) calendar days from the day of change
    When examining applications, ALROSA’s Market Conjuncture and Production Committee considers the relationship history of the company with OJSC ALROSA. If the company is already a customer of the USO of ALROSA branch, and has passed the relevant inspections, the company can be entered in the list of potential buyers (partners) after the appropriate confirmation is obtained from the branch.
  • What are the requirements for potential wholesale buyers?

    Potential buyers (partners) must meet the following requirements:
    • Transparency and availability of information about potential buyers (partners) and their activities, including: transparency of corporate management structure, availability of information about shareholders, management bodies
    • Reliability, financial stability, due performance of duties and obligations, operation in keeping with the rules of corporate responsibility for complying with the accepted standards
    • Reliable market business reputation of the company and its management
    • No pending reorganization, liquidation or bankruptcy procedures, or grounds arising
    • No activity of the company suspended in compliance with the procedure stipulated by the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation or legislation of other states
    No violation of civil, tax, customs or other legislation recognized as substantial by the Market Conjuncture and Production Committee
  • Who can sign a contract for wholesale purchase of polished diamonds?

    Legal entities and individual entrepreneurs registered on the territory of the Russian Federation and foreign states can sign contracts for wholesale purchase of polished diamonds. Legal entities and individual entrepreneurs registered under the legislation of the Russian Federation, located on the territory of the Russian Federation, holding certificates of special purpose registration issued by the territorial inspections of assay supervision, and (pursuant to the legislation of the Russian Federation) entitled to deal in precious stones, are deemed the companies–buyers of the internal market of the Russian Federation. Legal entities and individual entrepreneurs established and registered under the legislation of a foreign state, and located outside the Russian Federation, appertaining to the participant–state of the Kimberley Process and (pursuant to the legislation of these states) entitled to deal in precious stones, are deemed the companies–buyers of the external market of the Russian Federation.

Acros USA, Inc.

580 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10036, USA

E: russdiamo@aol.com