Remember about different important formalities while beginning to enter Russian market
Many enterprises take into consideration exporting to Russian market. Definitely, this is most probably a very good decision as Russian market is one of the quicker growing markets in the whole world.
While many Russian citizens become richer and the middle class appears, they begins to to search for different products and services, which they were not able to afford several years before.
As a result of this, many new businesses can find new sales markets as well as loyal customers. Nonetheless, even though this market offers numerous possibilities, it also requires many Formalities and various certificates. Foreign firm needs to follow specific rules, that might be quite strict. As Russia is not the member of the European Union, this country has its own various papers and certifications which potential exporter has to gain. The main certificate is calLED Rus http://certificator.eu/en/Certification/GOST-R.html/5707a91bb42aa___brake-light-333979_640.jpg|L|W=153|ALT=gost r|TITLE=russian gost] certificator.eu/en/Certification/GOST-R.html
The word “gost” means “norm” in Russian. Once you understand it, it becomes pretty obvious what are the function of this document, that is also called gost r. It is important to obtain such certificate by any foreign firm which wants to export its products and services to Russia. However, this might be a little confusing, as Russian gost is required only for some kind of products, as e.g. materials which will have contact with food, different industrial equipment for food or electrical goods. Additionally, gost r can be issued for several years (frequently 1 or 3) or for only 1 time shipment. See more here:
Because those formalities are difficult to understand for a enterprise that just starts its ”journey” with Russian market, it might be beneficial to use services of external company that specialises in this field.