Russian entrepreneurs in China: as challenging as at home

Russian entrepreneurs in China: as challenging as at home

September 18, 2013 Ekaterina Drobinina, special to RBTH Asia Pacific

Several international studies concluded that China is not the easiest place to start business. Just as many other emerging economies it burdens entrepreneurs with procedures that require much time and effort to complete.

China's largest car glass manufacturer opens plant in Kaluga

China's largest car glass manufacturer opens plant in Kaluga

September 10, 2013 Vladimir Shtanov, Vedomosti.ru

China's Fuyao Glass Industry Group, the world's second largest automotive glass manufacturer after Japan's Asahi Glass Co., has launched a plant in Russia.

Russian property investors remain wary of Vietnam

Russian property investors remain wary of Vietnam

August 19, 2013 Aelita Kurmukova, Kommersant

Vietnam appears set to relax foreign property ownership laws and expand the list of opportunities for investors. Whereas up to now foreign nationals were not permitted to purchase anything more serious than apartments, they might soon be allowed to acquire villas, including for subsequent letting.

Grim outlook for Russian timber industry

Grim outlook for Russian timber industry

August 16, 2013 Vadim Pasmurtsev, Ksenia Pisareva, Kommersant

Timber output in the Russian Far East could rise by a third, and timber processing more than double by 2016, according to Viktor Ishayev, the Far East development minister in the Russian government. The timber industry itself insists, however, that such a scenario would require a sharp rise in demand in the domestic or foreign markets.

Russians abandoning home resorts for Thailand

Russians abandoning home resorts for Thailand

August 13, 2013 Anna Fedyakina, Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Thai resorts are now firmly at the top of the Russian tourists’ favourite destinations. Unlike Turkey, the holiday season in Thailand lasts all year round. And unlike Egypt, the country is not prone to outbursts of political violence

China becomes top destination for Russian migrants

China becomes top destination for Russian migrants

August 10, 2013 Polina Rusyaeva, Kommersant

China now tops the global ranking of the most attractive countries for business migrants. The number of people moving from Russia to China in search of better jobs rose almost ninefold in 2012. What awaits them in the world's fastest-growing economy?

Why investors give Russia’s shares in Hong Kong Stock Exchange a cold shoulder?

Why investors give Russia’s shares in Hong Kong Stock Exchange a cold shoulder?

August 7, 2013 Ekaterina Drobinina, special for RBTH Asia Pacific

Economic ties between Russia and Hong Kong do not, as a rule, impress a casual observer by levels of bilateral trade or investment volumes

Rosalind: learning bioinformatics through computer programming

Rosalind: learning bioinformatics through computer programming

August 3, 2013 Yulia Ponomareva, RBTH Asia Pacific

Russian scientists are giving everyone the opportunity to master a cutting-edge branch of modern science. Users around the world have been assessing the unique project on its merits

Russian tycoon Polonsky plans to start a business in Cambodia

July 30, 2013 RBTH Asia Pacific

Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky, wanted in Russia on fraud charges, plans to start a business in Cambodia, where he has spent almost four month behind bars. Ex-billionaire property developer revealed his plans during an interview to Russian radio station "Vesti FM". However, he hasn't specified what type of business he is going to start.

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