RENAULT continues to invest in Moscow
Localization of production is a goal for many foreign companies currently working in Russia. There are more than a few examples of successful production localization. The most striking of these, perhaps, is Renault Russia.
Campbell Bethwaite: Russia is changing at a faster pace than the rest of the world
Australian businessman Campbell Bethwaite arrived to Russia in 2006 as an American investment bank employee.
Karin von Bismarck: Strengthening dialogue and faith between businesses and people
The Economic Club of Russia, a German association in the Russian Federation, unites workers from...
Ronaldo Carreras: I made the decision to come to Moscow without reflecting
What is the most important thing in the art of cooking? For a chef’s dish to be so good that, once you have tried it, you want to try it again and again.
Jozef Kollar: The times of get-rich-quick are gone
Jozef Kollar, 56-year-old economist and politician from Slovakia, started working as Deputy Chairman of the Board at the International Investment Bank...
Russia is one of the most important and leading markets for Kärcher
The slogan “We are making the world cleaner!” is used by us not only for production by the German company Kärcher, the name of which is quite often taken as a synonym for cleanliness...
Ernesto Ferlenghi: There is no reason to fear Russia
Confidustria Russia, an association of Italian companies in the RF, held its annual general assembly, which peaked the interest of foreign business community representatives.
The Kotwani Brothers: Fate has connected us with Russia
The era of the amusing and terrifying “raspberry-colored jackets” – the trademark clothes of new Russian businessmen in the beginning of the 90‘s- has fallen into the oblivion.
Moscow WIKA plant: German quality, made in Russia
The German company WIKA Group, a global leader in the manufacture of process measurement and control devices, has localized their production within the scope of the import substitution program in New Moscow.
PUMA: The era of easy money in Russia is over – you have to work harder than before
The silhouette of a leaping predator – the logotype of one of the leading international manufacturers of athletic clothing, shoes, and accessories ...
Petr Yakubovich: We were drawn to the russian market because we have similar mindsets
Infobip is a mobile service with over 200,000 clients and 300 mobile operators.
Jiří Podhola: We’re entering a good time for doing business
Moscow has a lot of amazing buildings. But there is one that is never shown to tourists who come to the Russian capital.
Luc Jones: Why Russians don’t smile
We met with Luc Jones in the Moscow office of Antal Russia, where he has been working since 2002 as the company’s Commercial Director.
Wirschaftsclub Russland: The most important thing is to socialize, network, share experience
If the Russian Economic Club (Wirschaftsclub Russland) didn't already exist, it would definitely have to be created.
Olga Sas: Our distribution network already covers all of Russia
Although entering the Russian market during the Soviet era was almost impossible for a foreign brand, a Maimeri office (which is part of FILA Group) opened in Moscow way back in 1968.
Vikram Punia: Happiness is not about money
The story of 44-year-old Vikram Punia, President of Pharmsynthez, is nothing short of extraordinary. It’s surprising Bollywood hasn’t made a movie about his life in Russia yet, but who knows what the future holds!
Paul Bruck: Russia has niches for western SMEs
It would not be an exaggeration to say that Paul Bruck is a famous person in Russia.
Frank Herbertz: Business and politics should exist separately
Mercuri International was founded over 50 years ago as a sales training company. Today, the business school exists in over 40 countries, including Russia.
Hugues Laurent: Working in Russia is a challenge. And an interesting one!
“When talking about the nuances of the Russian market, you can’t avoid mentioning the unpredictability. You never know what will happen a year or two years from now.
We speak the language of our customers
The dental world met end of March at the biggest trade fair in Cologne – the IDS 2017. On this occasion “Capital Ideas” had the opportunity to ask the largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies about its strategy, goals and plans in Russia.
Dirk Seelig: We made a strategic choice in favor of the Russian market
Founded in 1913, the German company CLAAS is one of the world’s leading agricultural machinery manufacturers.
Japanese quality with a Russian soul
If you’re still having doubts about whether or not it’s possible to do business in Russia, just look at ISUZU. This company is the perfect testament to the fact that doing business in Russia is great.
José Campusano Alarcón: We're not afraidof competition
On wine, salmon and Luis Corvalan.
Xu Jiangsheng: We still have a lot of potential in Russia
On the Russian auto market, Chery is one of the top three most successful Chinese brands in terms of sales volumes.
Ramnik Kohli: It’s important to know and love Russia
In 2014, phones from the Indian brand Micromax first appeared on the Russian market. In a few years, the company became one of the top three major mobile phone importers in Russia.
You can do business in Russia without getting your hands dirty
Philipp Rowe helps foreigners do business in Russia.
KNAUF Group: Russia remains a strategically important market
KNAUF has been a long-term partner of Russia, having established business contacts here all the way back in 1970’s. In 1993, the company started to heavily invest in its business activities in Russia.
Time to implement a green tariff
“Currently, Russia has all the conditions necessary to start resolving the problem of MSW management via the construction of additional disposal sites as well as via MSW processing and therefore shift to fundamentally new business models,” said Alexey Volostnov, Director of ...
We believe in developing our business in Russia
Heidelberg Cement has over 3,000 representative offices in over 60 countries all over the world. We sat down to talk with Mihail Polendakov, General Manager of Heidelberg Cement in Russia ...
Massimiliano Perri: We are going to expand our presence in Russia
The Italian company Iveco is quite unique for the Russia (now belongs to the multinational CNH Industrial).
Jan Madeja: Russians love Mercedes-Benz and we love Russia
Capital Ideas talked about weekdays at Mercedes-Benz Russia with Jan Karol Madeja, the company’s CEO
Moscow is becoming a great place for developing industrial manufacturing
The establishment of technoparks is becoming one of the key trends when it comes to Moscow’s development.
Lorenzo Getti: Money shouldn’t be the end goal of business
Lorenzo Getti is a 28-year-old Italian, father of three children, who is successfully managing his own cafe and shop that sells Italian DaLorenzo products in Moscow.
All those terrible stories about russian tax officials are highly exaggerated
Ernstjan Rutten from the Netherlands helps Europeans find their way through the Russian tax laws
Hiroshi Furuta: Deeper into Russian market with high tech
“A crisis is a temporary phenomenon: as the economy starts to recover, business will adapt to new market conditions, launch new mechanisms for growth and will continue to develop,” said the General Director ...
Belgian Sweets from Dubna
Chocolate, candy, sweets - adults love these treats just as much as children. For us, these treats are a reminder of our childhood, when we thought there was nothing more delicious in the world than sweets and chocolate!
Zafer Ustuner: We have ambitious plans for the future
The Turkish company BEKO has been operating in Russia since the late 90s. Zafer Ustuner, the CEO of the Russian company, talked to Capital Ideas about how BEKO’s operations in Russia are currently going.
Philippe Cohen: The market will start developing again soon
“In my opinion, the number of companies that think Russia has become a dangerous place and it’s best to leave the market is very small. It is obvious that every market has its ups and downs,” said Philippe Cohen ...
Geutebrück’s watchful eye, in Russia
The equipment manufactured by Geutebrück, a German company with headquarters in Windhagen, can’t be purchased at shopping centers and isn’t advertised by the media. Nonetheless, Geutebrück products are in demand.
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