Jan 19, 2017

Russian purchases from non-CIS countries up 0.8% in 2016

Russian Federal Customs Service released preliminary customs statistics for 2016

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Jan 18, 2017

Russia falls to 26th place in Bloomberg Innovation Index

According to Bloomber, Russia’s fall in the ranking was the most dramatic of all the countries

Jan 16, 2017

Russian Helicopters to supply Pakistan with Mi-171 helicopters

Russian Helicopters singes a contract with Pakistan on supply of Мi-171 civilian helicopters

Jan 16, 2017

Moscow to support key industrial sectors with 107.5 bln rubles

The figure of 107.5 billion rubles to support key industrial sectors of Russia was already approved by the Government

Jan 4, 2017

Russia, online cash registers to be mandatory as from 2017

The new law on cash register equipment will allow Russian tax authorities to track cash payments online

Dec 31, 2016

Russia’s New Year Eve dinner gets more expensive this year

Russia’s most popular festive dishes get more expensive. The cost of a set of food products for the New Year Eve’s table of a family of four up 3.6%

Dec 22, 2016

Moscow Exchange signs agreement with Chinese brokers

The agreement intends to stimulate Russia-China investment flows, with Chinese brokers starting to provide access for their clients to Moscow Exchange

Dec 21, 2016

Russia’s trade surplus shrank 1.8 times in Jan-Oct 2016

According to Central Bank data Russia’s trade shrank to USD69.704 billion from USD128.264 billion in the same period of 2015

Dec 19, 2016

Krasnodar is getting ready for Sochi International Investment Forum

Locals will present dozens of investment projects worth at least 50 million rubles each at Sochi International Investment Forum

Dec 14, 2016

China’s COFCO getting ready to invest in Russia’s Far East

China’s largest producer and supplier of foodstuffs COFCO to open a representative office in Russia’s Far East

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Nov 11, 2016

China becomes Russia’s number one importer of food staff

In Jan.-Set. 2016, China has purchased up 22.1% food products replacing Turkey as a number one importer of food

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Nov 11, 2016

Moscow, Jerusalem to develop cooperation in construction and innovation

A joint declaration on cooperation in the fields of construction, housing and utilities, agriculture was signed following the Russian-Israeli negotiations

Nov 9, 2016

World Bank improves Russia economic outlook

The World Bank sees Russian GDP contract by 0.6% in 2016 and grow 1.5% in 2017

Nov 7, 2016

Russia-Japan intergovernmental commission to meet Nov. 17

The Russian-Japanese intergovernmental commission will held a meeting on Nov. 15 anticipating the December meeting between Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe

Nov 4, 2016

Russia and Japan agreed on 30 economic cooperation projects

Japan’s trade minister Hiroshige Seko met Russian officials on Wednesday and agreed to economic cooperation ahead of December summit

Nov 2, 2016

Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan set up a Union of Jewelers

The four countries have signed a Memorandum establishing a Union of Jewelers of the EEU States aiming to coordinate actions on the market of jewelry

Oct 31, 2016

Fitch affirms Kazakhstan at ‘BBB’ with Stable Outlook

While the economy is gradually adjusting to shocks, the banking sector is a significant weakness compared with peers, Fitch rating agency warns

Oct 28, 2016

Hotel occupancy in Moscow and St. Petersburg go strong

JLL: “Jan-Set 2016 proven to be extremely positive for the hotel markets of two Russian capitals”

Oct 27, 2016

Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia sign agreements for USD200 mln

Kazahk President Nursultan Nazarbayev visits Saudi Arabia to enhance cooperation, strengthen ties, and discuss trade and energy

Oct 24, 2016

Japan will lend to Russian Sberbank to encourage islands talks

State-owned Japan JBIC to lend USD38.5 mln to sanctioned Russian Sberbank by the end of the year

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