Representatives of the Trade Delegation of Russia in the United Kingdom attended The Flood Expo – 2017

Representatives of the Trade Delegation of Russia in the United Kingdom attended The Flood Expo – 2017 with co-located The Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo (M&CCE Expo) and The Contamination Expo which took place on September 27-28 at London’s ExCel. The event is the largest exhibition and the conference … More

Registration is open for IV International Agricultural Dairy Forum November 8-9, 2017

IV International Agricultural Dairy Forum organized by the Government of the Moscow Region with support of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation will take place in the House of Government of the Moscow Region, November 8-9 Main topics of the Forum in 2017 are the dairy industry’s common … More

Theresa May’s speech to Conservative party conference: key points

May delivers a mea culpa. She acknowledged her election campaign was “too scripted, too presidential” and allowed Labour to paint the Tories as the party of continuity. This was an implicit criticism of Lynton Crosby, who crafted the overarching “strong and stable” message, rather than her former adviser Nick Timothy, … More

Representatives of the Trade Delegation of Russia in the UK attended The TCT Show-2017

Representatives of the Trade Delegation of Russia in the UK attended The TCT Show-2017 which took place on September 26-28 at Birmingham’s NEC. The event presented unique opportunities for 12000 visitors from over 60 countries and more than 300 exhibitors to gain insight and advice from leading experts across 3D … More

The Ministry of Economic Development presented the Q2 2017 Russian regions ranking for management of the one-stop-shop public services

The ranking results were announced by Russian Economic Minister Maxim Oreshkin at the Russian Forum for Government and Municipal Service Multifunctional Centers (MFC) held in Svetlogorsk (Kaliningrad Region). The regions were evaluated on the basis of multiple indicators, including the percentage of their inhabitants who have access to one-stop-shop government … More

Theresa May has insisted the cabinet is united and she will be leader

Theresa May has insisted the cabinet is united and she will be leader “for the long term” despite fresh moves by Boris Johnson to undermine her authority, setting the stage for a fractious Conservative party conference. The prime minister claimed on Sunday that Johnson was fully behind her plan for … More

Russia moves five places in WEF’s Global Competitiveness Report

Russia was ranked 38th among the 138 countries surveyed in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report published on September 26, moving up five places and “rebounding strongly from the 2015–16 recession”. This made a faster advance than moving up by only 2 places in 2016. In a separate ranking, … More

Russia’s mobile economy at 4% of GDP to outgrow agriculture, insurance

The contribution of mobile economy to Russia’s GDP was RUB3.2 trillion or 3.8% of GDP, Vedomosti daily said on September 25 citing a report by Russian Association of Electronic Communication (RAEC), OC&C researcher, and Google. This is already on par with such sectors of the economy as water and gas … More

AstraZeneca invests in Russia

AstraZeneca, an international biopharmaceutical company, announced that it obtained the approval of inter-agency commission for the conclusion of a special-purpose investment contract (SPIC). Under SPIC, AstraZeneca will invest an additional 1 billion rubles in upgrading and organizing the Russian production facilities to manufacture innovative drugs with no analogs in Russia … More

Sberbank named number one real estate bank in Central and Eastern Europe

Sberbank has taken first place in four categories of the Euromoney Real Estate Survey 2017: Best Bank in Russia, Best Bank in Central and Eastern Europe, Best Loan Finance Bank in Russia, and Best Loan Finance Bank in Central and Eastern Europe. “The results of the survey show that the … More