The Non-Commercial Partnership for Foreign Trade PROVED [pr?-v?d] (standing for PRO professionals, and VED - a Russian acronym for ‘foreign economic activity’) is a Russian business association which unites foreign trade participants (importers and exporters) and companies that provide professional services to foreign trade participants (customs brokers, freight forwarding companies, warehouse and logistics companies, banks, insurance companies, marketing and promotional agencies, etc).
New market entry and subsequent effective foreign trade are major challenges in themselves. But they become still more1 challenging when companies face a lack of favorable conditions for foreign trade in the host country. Russia ranks 157nd out of 185 countries on the ease of “trading across borders”, according to the World Bank's 2014 Doing Business report, which looks at domestic small and >>> Read more
Russia is the UK's fastest-growing major export market and the third-largest export market outside Europe and North America, with favourable cross-sector opportunities, some unique in scale. The government's economy modernisation and infrastructure development agenda, underpinned by 140 million consumer's appetite for quality services and goods, produces a need for international expertise and products. UK exports to Russia in 2011 increased by 39% from 2010, and equalled £4.78 billion. Since 2001 UK-Russia trade has been growing by an average of 21% year on year.