The Trade mission of the Russian Federation in the foreign state (further - the Trade representation) is the government body providing the external economic interests of the Russian Federation in the state of stay.
The Trade mission is established on the basis of the contract between the Russian Federation and the relevant foreign state.
The Trade mission is a component of diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in the state of stay and works under the direct political guide of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in this state.
The main objectives of the Trade mission are:
ensuring of carrying out of the external economic policy of the Russian Federation in the state of stay, assistance to expansion and diversification of the Russian export of goods and services, creation of conditions for realization of competitive advantages of the Russian Federation in the state of stay, analysis and forecasting of a condition of the external economic relations of the Russian Federation with the state of stay and preparation of offers for their improvement;
participation in ensuring of realization of a trade policy of the Russian Federation and development of economic communications between the Russian Federation and the state of stay, participation in development and implementation of measures for providing favourable conditions of integration of economy of the Russian Federation into world economy;
prevention of emergence of complications in trade and economic relations of the Russian Federation with the state of stay, and their expeditious settlement in a case of their emergence;
participation in development and providing position of the Russian Federation in international economic organizations;
distribution in the state of stay of information about the Russian economy and investment climate in the Russian Federation;
rendering assistance in receiving by the interested participants of the foreign trade activity of purchase orders for goods, works and services, including trade by information and objects of intellectual property, and also in promotion of the Russian investment projects abroad;
rendering assistance in advance to the market of the state of stay of the Russian goods, services, objects of intellectual property and in attraction of investments into the Russian Federation, and also in creating favourable conditions of providing the foreign trade activity of credit resources to the Russian participants in the state of stay;
rendering assistance in establishment and development of commercial relations between individuals and legal entities of the Russian Federation and the state of stay.
More information and guides for businesses can be downloaded from the Portal for Foreign Economic information: ved.gov.ru/exportcountries/.