Press-Release: MACH-2018, April 9-13, Birmingham

On April 9-13, the Russian Trade Delegation in the UK took part in the international exhibition of engeneering and machinery advanced technologies «MACH 2018» that was held in Birmingham. «MACH» is organised every 2 years and became the largest event in it`s industry in the UK. The exhibition presented innovative … More

VII Cbonds Emerging Markets Bond Conference, April 19-20, London

April 19-20, 2018, VII Cbonds Emerging Markets Bond Conference will take place in London. EM capital markets of Russia, CIS, Ukraine, Caucasus region, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Asia, CEE will be in focus fof upcoming Conference. Conference has been the most engaging event connected to EM capital markets and … More

Russian flagship pasta brand MAKFA at FOOD&DRINK Expo, Birmingham, April 16-18, 2018

FOOD&DRINK Expo provides the excellent opportunity to meet the Russian flagship pasta brand MAKFA! FOOD&DRINK Expo will take place in Birmingham on April 16-18, 2018. MAKFA – Russia’s largest exporter of pasta products in 25 countries in Europe, Asia, North and South America, CIS. The presence at international trade fairs … More

April 24-25, Elista, Russia – INVESTMENT IN THE REAL ECONOMY

Attracting investment into the real economy is a top priority for Russia’s regions. Developing high-tech manufacturing facilities, creating new jobs, and improving infrastructure all help to boost a region’s competitiveness. In recent years, several institutions and measures have been introduced to support industrial development in Russia. Such initiatives aim to … More

Turnover between Russia and the UK rose by 41,1%

According to the British customs statistics, in January 2018 the turnover between Russia and the UK rose by 41,1% in comparison to the same period last year. The British export to Russia expanded by 17,2% and the Russian export to the UK increased by 54,9%. Growth of Russia’s non-resource export … More

Russia earmarks $53 million to develop digital economy

Russia has allocated about 3.04 billion rubles ($53 million) to develop its digital economy, according to an order by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev published on Saturday. The fund will be used to finance IT infrastructure and technology research centres in the country and boost Russia’s information security, said the … More

Press Release on the Eurasia FinTech Forum

On March 21st, the Russian Trade Delegation in the UK took part in the Eurasia FinTech Forum. The event was organised by the UK industry-led body TheCityUK in cooperation with the London Stock Exchange. The Eurasia FinTech Forum took place as part of the one of the worldwide leading fintech … More

Russian E-Money Association presents second realese of “Meanwhile in Russia”

▪ Russian Parliament held hearings on the potential of digital economy in Russia. Digital economy became a focus of national politics recently, with the ministries, law-makers and think-tanks heavily involved in the discussions. The hearings were focused on the legal and financial aspects of developing country’s digital economy, raising crucial … More

S&P expects Russians’ real incomes to increase in 2018 amid growth of lending

S&P international rating agency forecasts the growth of real disposable incomes of Russian citizens in 2018 amid the growth in retail lending in the country. That is according to the agency’s report on the development of the Russian banking sector in 2018. According to S&P experts, growth in the retail … More

Russia’s top lender expects country’s digital economy to reach $1.1 trillion by 2025

Sberbank expects Russia’s digital economy to reach 65 trillion rubles ($1.1 trillion) by 2025, Chief Executive Officer of the country’s top lender Herman Gref said Thursday. “When developing our strategy we tried to make projections for digital economy. In our view, it may amount to about 65 trillion rubles by … More