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    Russia-Mongolia 2019 Bilateral Trade Up 13%

    Russia and Mongolia have increased their bilateral trade volumes by 13.1 percent year-on-year in the January-September 2019 period, the Russian Ambassador to Mongolia Iskander Azizov has stated ahead of the Mongolian prime minister’s visit to Moscow this week. Russian Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev is meeting his counterpart Ukhnaagin Khurelskh. Azizov said that bilateral trade had[…..]

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    Iran-Eurasian Economic Union FTA Cites 840 Products, With Trade Up 27%

    The Iran-Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Free Trade Agreement has now been operational since 27th October, and although at this stage a temporary agreement, is expected to become permanent in the next three years. Veronika Nikishina, the minister for trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission stated on Sunday that the EAEU nations “Were interested in trade[…..]

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    Russia-Britain 2019 Trade Expected To Hit £12 Billion

    Opportunities For British Businesses Targeting China In Russian Far East Boris Abramov, the Russian Trade Representative to the UK stated at the Russian-British Business Forum this week that Russia-UK trade had grown 8% in 2019 and was expected to reach £12 billion by the year end. The Russian-British Business Forum is an annual event aimed[…..]

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    Russia, China To Set Up US$1 Billion Greater Bay Area Fund

    Aimed At Assisting Guangdong Businesses Invest In Russia The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF) and the investment fund of China’s Guangdong province have agreed on the conditions for creating a Russian-Chinese Greater Bay Area Fund, with financing available to US$1 billion. The fund will be aimed at strengthening trade and[…..]

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    Russian-Azerbaijan Bilateral Trade Up 25% This Year

    The Azerbaijani Economy Minister Mikayil Jabbarov has been meeting with the Denis Manturov, the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade in Moscow. During the meeting, the sides revealed that the trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Russia increased by more than 25 percent and amounted to US$2.2 billion from January through September 2019

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    1980’s Western Rock & Pop Stars Banned In Russia

    In 1985, Moscow was facing what in their eyes was an indirect assault upon Russian/Soviet values and culture by the American recording industry. According to a factual, yet humorous Spin article, a list of Soviet Union-Era banned recording acts has just been released to the public for the first time. Of concern was ”violent,’ ‘fascist,’[…..]

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    Developing Global Free Trade: The Eurasian Economic Union & The Southern African Customs Union

    Part 5 of a 5 Part BRICS Free Trade Series  Opportunities for Russian Investors & Manufacturers In Southern Africa, and SACU Businesses In Eurasia    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Russia’s President Putin  and South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa have just returned from Brazil and the annual meeting of BRICS nations this time held in Brasilia. With the[…..]

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    IKEA To Open Thousands Of Pick Up Points Across Russia

    The Swedish retailer IKEA is going to open several thousand pickup points in Russia over the next couple of years, the head of IKEA’s Customer Order Support Norbert Stepnowski told media yesterday. “We intend to develop a network of pickup points and we want to go in to thousands in medium term. We have a[…..]

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    Developing Global Free Trade: Linking The Eurasian Economic Union With Brazil & Mercosur

    (Part 1 of our 5 Part BRICS/EAEU Free Trade Series) How Mercosur Companies Could Access Eurasian, Russian & Chinese Markets Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Russia’s President Putin has just returned from Brazil and the annual meeting of BRICS nations this time held in Brasilia. With the Presidents and Prime Ministers from China, India and South[…..]

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    Russia’s Trade With BRICS Nations Over US$125 Billion

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at last weeks BRICS summit in Brasilia, said that Russia’s overall trade volume with the BRICS group was ”in excess of US$125 billion” and grew by 22.4% last year. He also said that Russia is ready to share its experience in digital technologies. “There are good chances for boosting our[…..]

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