Welcome to the regular SCHNEIDER GROUP newsletter with the selection of news and most important regional updates for Russia & CIS in February-March 2021.
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Automotive components. Business opportunities in Russia

10.03. | 13:00 (GMT+3) | online | German
What is the current state of the automotive industry in Russia? What are the most important national projects in the automotive industry? What foreign automotive components are in high demand among car producers in Russia? What opportunities offers Ivanovo region to foreign investors? Find out at our free webinar! Organized together with the Agency for attractive investment to Ivanovo region.

Exporting to Russia: is your business ready for digital marking?

11.03. | 12:00 (GMT+3) | online | German
Mandatory digital marking of light industry goods, destined for export to Russia has come into force in January 2021.
Join our free webinar to learn how importers can arrange high-performance digital marking of the goods, exported to Russia, comply with the regulative requirements and ensure business continuity.

Opportunities for European “green technologies” in Russia and China

17.03. | 13:00 (GMT+3) | online | English
European Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism should counteract the risk of carbon leakage by putting a carbon price on imports of certain goods from outside the EU. What industries in Russia and China are most affected by the new mechanism? What European carbon emission reduction technologies will be in high demand among local manufacturers? Find out at our free webinar!

Mining Industry in Russia. Opportunities for business

18.03. | 11:00-13:00 (GMT+3) | online | German & Russian with simultaneous translation
The export-volume of German mining equipment manufacturers to Russia has risen by 4.5 per cent in 2020 – despite the COVID-19 pandemic. What opportunities offers Russia’s mining industry to foreign equipment manufacturers?
How to find business partners in Russia? Find out in our online-conference!

Opportunities for German-Russian collaboration in the pharmaceutical industry

23.03. | 18:30 (GMT+3) | House of German Economy, Moscow | German & Russian with simultaneous translation
Mid-January 2021 Russia filed the application to the European Medicines Agency for admission of the Sputnik-V vaccine in Europe. How to arrange joint production of the Russian vaccine in Europe and collaborate to fight the COVID-19 pandemic? Join our discussion on March 23rd to have your word!

Economical update: Russia 2021

30.03. | 10:00 (GMT+3) | online | German & English
What are the consequences of ruble devaluation for foreign investors? What is Russia’s economic outlook for 2021? How current political turbulences influence business climate? What are the modern digitalization trends in the country? What are the most common tax pitfalls when exporting to Russia?
Find out at our free webinar!


Russia | Electronic document interchange (EDI) will become mandatory for goods subject to traceability

Starting July 2021, VAT-invoices, reports on transactions with traceable goods and other documents for these goods must be issued electronically, with the obligatory usage of EDI-systems. Find out what goods are now subject to digital marking in Russia in our article.
Get in touch to implement the EDI-system in your company or adapt your business processes and information systems according to changing legislative requirements.

Uzbekistan welcomes European business

SCHNEIDER GROUP Founder and President Ulf Schneider and Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan Nabijon Kasimov discussed issues of attracting foreign investment and increasing the openness of the Republic of Uzbekistan for European companies during the online meeting. Ulf Schneider spoke about the possible ways of German companies’ investments in the economy, including in aircraft, pharmaceuticals, textiles and fashion. Read more here.
Considering investment into Uzbekistan? – Get in touch to explore perspective industries and assess risks!