Many enterprises take into consideration entering Russian market. Apparently, it is most probably a really good decision as Russian market is one of the faster growing markets globally.
As tons of Russian citizens start to be richer and the middle class is being created, they begins to to look for different products and services, that they were not able to buy several years before.
Thanks to this, tons of new firms might find new sales markets and loyal clients. However, even though this market offers plenty of possibilities, it also requires lots of Formalities and different papers. Foreign company needs to follow certain rules, that may be pretty strict. As Russia is not part the European Union, this country has its own official papers and certifications that potential exporter has to gain. The main one is calLED Russian gost. Read whole articel:
The word “gost” stands for “norm” in Russian. Once you understand it, it becomes pretty obvious what are the function of this document, that is also called gost r. This is necessary to obtain this certificate by any foreign enterprise that wants to export its products or services on Russian market. However, this may be a little confusing, as Russian gost is required
only for some kind of products, as e.g. materials that will have contact with food, various industrial equipment for food or electrical goods. Moreover, gost r can be issued for several years (usually 1 or three) or for just one http://www.certificator.eu/en/Certification/GOST-R.html
Because these formalities are difficult to understand for a enterprise which just starts the ”journey” with Russian market, it might be beneficial to use services of external company that specialises in this area.