Manufacturing in Russia is governed by specific laws and legislation that defines the status of both companies and products. This approach has gradually gained momentum and now public procurement tenders prioritise local goods and services.

However, there are ways for foreign products to be considered. For Swedish companies looking to manufacture or be part of the value chain in Russia, identifying these opportunities and complying with local laws is the first step in becoming a viable and competitive option.

It is increasingly important for foreign companies to adapt to changing conditions and uncertainity but to also do the necessary homework to achieve ambitious global sales growth.

This report identifies and examines the localisation trends in Russia, the laws that govern manufacturing and public procurement tenders, and ways for Swedish companies to navigate the complexities.