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    Putin-Modi Summit In Delhi Likely To Have An Extensive Asian Impact

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis From Vladivostok to Gujarat and from Afghanistan to Armenia the implications of closer ties between Moscow and Delhi will partially reshape Eurasia. The Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are meeting today (December 6) in New Delhi, where several agreements in energy, trade and defense can be expected[…..]

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    Russia Prepares For 2022 Africa Summit As Trade & Investment Increase

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Russia, like China, sees the same trade opportunities as AfCFTA makes a difference  Russia is preparing for the second Russia-Africa summit, which is now scheduled for October-November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A coordination council has been established under the aegis of the Secretariat of the Russia-Africa Partnership Forum (RAPF). The announcement comes[…..]

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    China Calls For Improving Bilateral Trade & Investment Legislation With Russia

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  Lack of progress is impeding trade and infrastructure development China’s Li Zhanshu, the head of the National People’s Congress and a member of the seven-strong Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee, has called for increased legislative support and better integration with Russia in a virtual meeting last week attended by Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko,[…..]

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    Russia Targets Increasing Trade With Nigeria

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  The third Nigeria-Russia Business Forum in Lagos has just completed, with trade volumes between the two countries having doubled in three years to US$600million, the Nigerian Ambassador to Russia, Prof Abdullahi Shehu has said.

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    Russia Makes Breakthrough With Covid Nasal Spray

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Russia’s Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, the team responsible for the Sputnik V vaccine, have stated they have completed the second phase of clinical tests of a nasal form of the coronavirus vaccine, and that ‘no side effects’ had been reported. President Putin has also said that he was[…..]

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    Russia And UAE To Discuss EAEU Free Trade Agreement

    By Chris Devonshire-Ells Bilateral trade between all EAEU members and the UAE is increasing Russia’s Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov has said that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suggested creating a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and that the issue is being discussed.

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    Russian Government To Propose Increasing The Tax-Free Earnings Threshold To ₽10,000

    A bill to the Russian State Duma is due to be presented to the Government that proposes an increase from 4,000 to 10,000 rubles (US$135) the monthly income tax threshold below which individual income is not subject to tax.

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    Russia To Introduce Simplified Tax Payment System For SMEs In 2022

    New ATS system pilot for businesses with turnover less than ₽60 million. Russia is to launch a pilot scheme Automated Taxation System (ATS) next year, according to in Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. This a variant of the existing Simplified Taxation System (STS) and is designed to reduce the administrative burden in calculating and paying taxes[…..]

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    Russia and Bangladesh Take Trade Steps Towards An EAEU Free Trade Agreement

    Dhaka and Moscow have signed an agreement this week on establishing an Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) on trade, economic, scientific, and technical cooperation, which in turn, will provide an effective platform for advancing the bilateral trade and economic cooperation between the countries. Bangladesh is situated between India, China and ASEAN and is developing as a major[…..]

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    Russia Recategorizes Some Areas Of The Far North

    Allows reallocation of State and Regional Budgets to develop infrastructure supporting the Northern Sea Passage The Russian Government has approved an updated list of regions that fall into the category of the Far North and equivalent territories. This was reported on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers on November 17. The distinction is important[…..]

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