The Russian Export Center acted as a general partner of the International Forum “Russian Retail Week” - a major industry event for retailers, suppliers, business owners and top management of retail chains. The development of Russian export will be one of the key topics in the upcoming week. Representatives of such companies as Alibaba Group, Planet Payment, CROCS, Yandex, Market, and Wildberries have already confirmed their participation in the Forum.
Together with representatives of the Russian Export Center, the participants will learn cases of the development of cross-border trade in Russian companies, reveal the export potential of Russian wines and evaluate the contribution of Tmall to the development of foreign economic infrastructure.
An important event of the forum will be the signing of the agreement between the Russian Export Center and Wildberries on strategic cooperation in terms of supporting Russian producers in exporting. The contract will enable Russian producers, especially regional ones, to use the commercial experience of Wildberries and state support represented by REC in work at foreign markets. It is planned that during the Week, processes will be launched that will change the profile of Russian retail trade in the long term period and lead to the export growth of consumer products.
A set of panel discussions devoted to the development of Russian export is planned: in the program of June 3 - “Successful cross-border: how to succeed in retail cross-border trade?” There will be sessions “Opportunities of Tmall marketplace in Russia” and “Tax Free as a driver of purchases by foreigners” on June 4, and a retail tour will be held to the new distribution center “Wildberries” on June 6.
About Russian Export Center JSC (REC). REC is a State-owned development institute established by the Government to support the development of the non-commodity exports industry/sector. REC offers a wide range of financial and non-financial support tools to benefit the Russian exporters explore the foreign markets and build capacity in the global trade. REC also acts as a focal point for interaction with the relevant domestic ministries and agencies and cooperates with key industries and business players in Russia to improve the export conditions in Russia and help bypass trade barriers. https://www.exportcenter.ru/en/
About Russian Retail Week (RRW). From the 3th till the 8th of June 2019 will be held the Russian Retail Week, which is a large-scale retail industry event with the participation of business and government. The event is a great platform to form main directions of retail industry development, to determine the state approaches to the development of modern and civilized retail market, to resolve the industry problems.
The organizers of the Russian Retail Week are the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Russian Retail Market Experts Association.