France's Kuhn Group wants to replenish russia's outdated fleet with its agricultural machines. The task isn't easy: Kuhn faces protectionist state policies, falling production and competition from other foreign brands.
Tatarstan Minister of Industry and Trade Ravil Zaripov discusses how the Volga republic can attract further French investment — through its investment in a special economic zone, its fight against corruption and the potential of its capital, Kazan, to host games for the 2018 World Cup.
Close to 400 French businesses have offices or factories in Russia. Even more notable, however, is the breadth of investment: French companies across a wide variety of sectors have opened offices throughout the country.
Companies from France make up a sizable part of Russia’s business fabric, and French firms' strategies are covered in-depth in this supplement. What's more, for the first time in our country supplement magazines, you can view the extent of French business activity by federal district in a specially designed map.