Russia aims to be open to foreign investment. It seeks to create favorable conditions for foreign business, including clear and convenient conditions for starting and running a business. Any investor who has decided to work on the territory of the Russian F
ederation has to make a decision, which of the four existing alternatives is appropriate:
- to register as a legal entity in Russia;
- to buy a stake in an already operating Russian enterprise;
- to open a branch or representative office of a foreign legal entity;
- to work with distributors.
Let us analyze the options in more detail and assess the conditions and opportunities that exist for a foreign investor.