Latest News

Showing 10 of 492 articles
  • by

    Russia Wants To Use Instex For EU Trade

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has stated that it wants to have a role in the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (Instex), a special mechanism launched since earlier this year to facilitate trade between Iran and the European Union at the time of increased US economic pressure on Tehran. It is possible it could also be[…..]

  • by

    Russian – North Korea Bilateral Trade Triples

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Small signs of reintegration as North Korean Belt & Road participation remains a regional goal North Korea may only be a small player in terms of its global trade, and this also hold true with Russia. However the two countries share a common border, and Moscow, along with Beijing have largely[…..]

  • by

    The Trans-Siberian Land Bridge – The Top 20 Key Cities Linking Vladivostok To Europe

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Trade and Logistics Opportunities Await Entrepreneurs & Businesses All Along The Trans-Siberian Routes – If You Know Where To Look Russia has announced the opening of the so-called “Trans-Siberian Land Bridge” with a successful first test run of cargo from Yokohama to Europe. Essentially the route covers a dual maritime-rail link[…..]

  • by

    Key Logistics Hubs Along Russia’s Meridian Road

    Which cities will benefit from being along the shortest route between China and Europe?   Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis  Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev has given the go-ahead to build a new toll motorway stretching just over 2000 km through some of the more remote areas of the country – acting as a “Moscow bypass” between[…..]

  • by

    Atlantic, Arctic & Pacific : Opportunities In Russia’s Fishing Industry

    Russia’s huge landmass gives it access to three of the worlds largest oceans, the Atlantic, with the Sea Of Azov, Black Sea, Baltic, Barents and White Sea; the Arctic, with the Kara, Laptev, Chuckchi and East Siberian Seas, and the Pacific with the Bering, Okhotsk and Japan Seas. Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery estimates the potential of the[…..]

  • by

    Russia As A European Union Services Industry Partner. Where Is The Market Heading?

    Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis How well balanced or desirable is Russia’s services trade with the European Union? Who are the EU’s competitors? Sanctions imposed by the European Union on Russia in 2014 have diminished bilateral trade with Russia considerably over the past four years. Although there is signs of some recovery as markets adapt and[…..]

  • by

    Russia, China, Set Up US$1 Billion Technology Innovation Fund

    Maxim Oreshkin, Russia’s Economic Development Minister, and Wang Zhigang, China’s Science and Technology Minister have signed an MoU to create a US$1 billion Research and Technology Innovation Fund. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the China Investment Corporation (CIC) will finance the project. The new fund will be created for eight years, with the[…..]

  • by

    Russia Joins BEPS MLI To Limit Tax Avoidance Scams

    Brings Russia Into Global Tax Standards Compliance Russia has joined the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI), the OECD announced on June 18th. Russia becomes the 88th jurisdiction to join the pact, which is designed to reduce opportunities for multinational firm profit shifting and improve[…..]

  • by

    Foreign Investment Opportunities In Asian Siberia

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Trans-Siberian Rail links, commercial viability and market potential are opening up foreign investment opportunities in Central North Asia There are many foreign investors in Asia, who when asked to define the Asian region, will mention China, India, Japan, Korea, South-East Asia and maybe some of the smaller countries on the peripherals.[…..]

  • by

    Russia, China Sign Deal To Settle All Trade In Respective Currencies And Drop Bilateral Use Of US Dollars

    First significant withdrawal of USD from international trade Russia’s Finance Minister Anton Siluanov and Chinese People’s Bank Governor Yi Gang have signed off a deal that will see the two countries ditch the US dollar in international settlements between them and revert to using their own currencies. With Russian-China bilateral trade running at about US$25[…..]

Showing 10 of 492 articles