Khaldoon Khalifa Al-Mubarak CEO and Managing Director
Mubadala Investment Company

  • "Russia is a very important market. And for us it is a market that is very promising. We look at markets around the world, we look at areas and countries where we can invest sustainably in the long-run. Today we have a focus on Russia."

Uwe Raschke Member of the Board of Management, Chief
Executive for Europe, Middle East, Africa
Robert Bosch GmbH

  • "Russia is a very attractive market for Bosch. We entered this market 110 years ago. Today we have over 3 000 employees here. We produce and sell a wide range of products in Russia. We plan to invest more."

Mika Koskinen Member of the Board
Valio

  • "Russia is an important partner for Valio. We have been present there for over 100 years and will be excited to continue our development in the Russian market. "

Jack Ma Founder
Alibaba Group

  • "I believe it is now a suitable, good time to invest in Russia. Late in 2014, we had a certain slump in our Russian business because of the drop in the value of the rouble. But this is normal. Every business has its ups and downs. When you are down, you need to work very hard, and when business is good, you can reap benefits. I am quite optimistic."

Ben van Beurden Chief Executive Officer
Royal Dutch Shell plc

  • "We invest in about 70 countries, and Russia is very high on our priority list."

Robert Dudley CEO
BP

  • "We have a long-term strategy in Russia, and it has always been that way. This year marks 25 years of working in Russia. Our investments have been successful, although we have encountered difficulties at times. However, as a whole it has been good for the company. Russia is a tough but good place to do business. I wouldn’t rule out the possibility of additional investment in Russia by BP."

Magnus Brännström CEO and President
Oriflame

  • “The launch of our new factory in Noginsk is an important milestone for Oriflame, as the Russian market is, and will continue to be, essential for the company.”

Indra Nooyi Chairman and CEO
PepsiCo

  • "Our investment reflects very clearly our great confidence in Russia and our long-term commitment to this very important market."

Christoph Vitzthum President and CEO
Fazer Group

  • "The company has already invested EUR 230 mln in its Russian operatios. Our goal is to grow further. We believe in opportunities that Russia offers, and Fazer wants to stay here."

Stefan Sommer CEO
ZF Friedrichshafen AG

  • "We are firmly convinced that this key market will develop positively and now we are able to serve this market even better."

Victoria Mars CEO
Mars Inc

  • "We have been working in Russia for a long time. We have always been committed to this market and still intend to remain players on it and meet the demands of our consumers."

Jeff Immelt Chairman and CEO
GE

  • "GE is proud to collaborate with Russia, the one of the world’s biggest economy, and help continue efforts to modernize its industrial infrastructure."

Ren Zhengfei CEO and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
Huawei

  • "We pay a lot of attention to expansion opportunities in Russia. This approach will allow us to meet the requirements of the Russian government IT and telecommunications development strategy."

Yang Yuanqing Chairman and CEO
Lenovo Group

  • "We are paying increased attention to Russia and planning to increase investments in our business development in the short term."