The association has been represented in St Petersburg and Moscow for a number of years and the new correspondents now cover Kaliningrad, Yaroslavl, Novosibirsk and Nizhny Novgorod.
J‚r“me Adam, Executive Partner of Moores Rowland International Europe, said: ‘Despite its current economic difficulties, Russia remains an important region for longer term investment and US and western European companies continue to seek opportunities to develop business there.
‘It is important that MRI has representatives in each of the key business areas so that inward investors have ready access to business advisers with a good technical skills.’
Valery Kovalev, Executive Director for Moores Rowland International Russia, said: ‘The opportunities for sharing technical know-how and expertise and receiving training within an association like MRI are vast.
‘This is vital for the member firms in Russia where we are keen to offer inward investors and emerging Russian companies the same levels of service and range of expertise that they receive in other parts of the world.
‘The degree of professionalism and expertise that associations like MRI contribute to the business environment are also important, particularly at a time when a country like Russia is laying the foundations for a well-regulated commercial framework.’
The Russian network of firms will participate in the training and knowledge-sharing activities of MRI’s European network of firms. These cover audit and accounting, corporate finance, taxation and management consulting.
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