Whether you want to make an acquisition, conduct due diligence, organize imports and exports to and from Russia, audit the performance of your existing importers and distributors or setup operation inside Russia. Volga Trader can provide Russian project management and resources to deliver results.
Volga Trader offers support both for SMEs that want to find an importer in Russia and for larger firms with capital that may want to consider acquisition or investment in Russia.
Invest in Russia
Current combinations of exchange rates, interest rates and industrial policy, mean that buying a business usually gives the best return on entering the market. You may be buying an importer, distributor (not always the same as an importer in Russia), manufacturer or retailer. We can help you find and acquire prospective targets for acquisition or Direct Investment.
Volga Trader can identify companies active in your industry and conduct due diligence on their market position and clients. Our Business Broking service may also be a quick way to find an appropriate acquisition.
If you are aiming to invest in new facilities, products and services, or make acquisitions of an existing business, we have interim managers available who have been through this process before in goods and services.
Volga Trader can guide you on how to become qualified for state tenders. Over 40% of the Russian economy is traded through state tenders. Our Russian state Tenders page gives you a flavour of what is available.
It is often better to bid for public sector contracts with a Russian partner. We can help you to find one or a market channel to supply one.
Export to Russia
We size the market, build the call list make the appointments and follow up with sampling and negotiation.
Buying a Russian business is effective but costly. We also help clients with less capital to export to Russia through agents, distributors, importers, wholesalers, dealers and to set up local sales operations. If your goal is to find a route to market with such partners, our team gives you an extra temporary resource. We have database management systems that are unique in the industry which can target your sales efforts very precisely.
You don't need to overstretch your existing staff. You don't need to recruit someone before there is secure revenue. Use our team and you can start up in Russia without major commitments.
Our experienced project managers will save you time, travel, money and the stress of management when you are doing business in Russia. Track Exhibitions so that you are ready for opportunity.
Are you already dealing with a importer and distributor in Russia? Is their performance matching the market potential? We can perform marketing due diligence that can answer the question. We can also provide a culturally sensitive gobetween to explore opportunities for improvement when communication has become difficult.
Our Advice Centre has publishes notes about business processes and important developments a few times a year for those planning market entry. Both are free.
We have clients in the UK, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the UAE, across the European Union, New Zealand, Brazil and the USA.