The information below sets out some key insights into the Russian e-commerce environment, giving you an indication of the potential this market could offer your business.


Click on an area of interest below to find out more about some of the key considerations to take into account when entering a new market.

Meeting your regulatory responsibilities

Value Added Tax for goods sold into Russia can range from 10-18%; understanding the correct rate to charge is a minefield.

Reaching and engaging your consumers

With 88% of the population only speaking Russian and a consumer desire to chat before making an online purchase, localising for the Russian market is key

Receiving payment from your customers

Over 90% of consumers pay cash on delivery, but other electronic payment methods are rapidly gaining a foothold.

Getting The Goods To Your Customers

With a total surface area of over 17,075,000 km2 spanning 11 time zones and two continents, Russia is a force to be reckoned with.

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