Doing Business in Russia offers a general overview of the conditions for doing business in Russia today. It includes sections covering Russian social and business cultures, marketing distribution and sales channels in Russia, and supply chain management, as well as information on the costs of doing business in Russia and issues currently facing the country. This module also includes a case study on Russia’s Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure.globalEDGE Business Review: The BRIC Countries
Executive Briefing: Brazil, Russia, India, and China form the so-called BRIC countries. This article summarizes the basics of the BRIC countries, including the impact on the BRIC’s by the world economy, organizing by the BRIC countries, economic and population changes in the BRIC countries, key strengths and weaknesses of the BRIC countries, and key issues for countries and firms to consider when doing business with the BRIC countries. Opens in PDF.
The Expocentre is one of the largest exposition centers in Russia, providing exhibition services in Russia and Eastern Europe. The site provides a calendar of events, news, a list of exhibitions, congress events, and shows and concerts. A number of services are provided for visitors and participants.
Russia Briefing is a monthly magazine and daily news service about doing business in Russia. It covers topics relating to the Russian economy, industry-specific markets in Russia, foreign direct investment, and Russian legal and tax codes. The reports are written in-house by foreign investment professionals at Dezan Shira & Associates. All published materials are in English and are available for purchase on the site.
Regulatory Agency Sites
Per the site, "The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation is the federal executive body responsible for the elaboration of state and legal regulatory policies within the national agro-industrial complex, agricultural, raw materials and foodstuffs market, food and processing industries, sustainable development of rural areas, and demesnial relations applicable to agricultural land."
The United Rocket and Space Corporation of Russia is responsible for the administration of space assets, which includes preserving the Roscomos space agency which manages joint space projects and programs. The goal of the organization is to renationalize the Russian space sector and develop complex technology to support the activities of rocket and space industry entities.
Alliance Media is a Russian business portal with information, articles, and resources designed to support Russian entrepreneurs and business opportunities. Articles are provided on a variety of major categories including finance, industry, and business in Russia. Information on taxes and investment in Russia is also provided. This site is only available in Russian.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (RF CCI) represents the interests of Russian entrepreneurs and enterprises in relation to government bodies and their commercial activity at home and abroad. The site provides information such as investment facts and the government contacts for doing business in Russia, and news and events for the chamber.
The Emerging Market Global Players (EMGP) project, a collaborative effort led by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, ranks multinational enterprises in emerging markets according to the level of foreign assets held. The project also works to strengthen international investment by providing educational services, policy analysis, as well as tools and resources through extensive research. Reports are listed by country and can be downloaded in PDF.
Doing Business in Russia offers a general overview of the conditions for doing business in Russia today. It includes sections covering Russian social and business cultures, marketing distribution and sales channels in Russia, and supply chain management, as well as information on the costs of doing business in Russia and issues currently facing the country. This module also includes a case study on Russia’s Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure.
The Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce (NRCC) is a non-profit organization with goals to stimulate and promote business relations between companies in Russia and Norway. The NRCC helps enhance the understanding of Norway and Russia's business culture while also promoting market developments. The site provides publications regarding the two countries and also a future events page. Market information pertaining to Russia and Norway can also be found on the site.
This is the website of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Washington DC, United States. The site provides comprehensive information on Russian-American relations, travel between the countries, and other responsibilities of the embassy.
RusBusinessNews was created to be an information resource promoting Russian regions with high industry potential that are attractive for international partners. The site has information on investment projects, profiles for each of the participating regions, contact information for trade commissions, and the latest business news.