Norilsk Nickel is the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium, and one of the leading producers of platinum and copper. It also produces various by-products, such as cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium and sulfur. The company is involved in prospecting, exploration, extraction, refining and metallurgical processing of minerals, as well as in production, marketing and sale of base and precious metals. Norilsk Nickel’s production facilities are located on three continents and in five countries: Russia, Australia, Botswana, Finland and South Africa. In Russia, the company’s shares are traded on the MICEX and RTS platforms. Its ADRs are traded OTC in the US, on the electronic International Order Book Unlisted section of the London Stock Exchange and on the Freiverkehr (OTC section) of the Berlin-Bremen Stock Exchange.