The Foreign Investment Advisory Council (FIAC)

The Foreign Investment Advisory Council was established in 1994 as a result of the joint efforts of the Government of the Russian Federation and foreign companies with a view to improving the investment climate in Russia. The main task of the Council is to assist Russia in forming and developing a favorable investment climate based on global expertise and operating experience of international companies in Russia.

The Council headed by the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation includes 54 largest international companies, the aggregate amount of investments of which in the Russian economy has exceeded 130 billion US dollars.

Official website: www.fiac.ru

Association of European Businesses (AEB)

The Association of European Businesses is an independent non-profit association representing the interests of more than 600 European and multinational companies that carry on business in the Russian Federation.

The AEB renders to its members a complete package of services, in particular, marketing, advertising and information support. The AEB helps them to promptly adapt to new economic realities in Russia, to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Russian economy, to analyze the factors that contribute to economic growth and to assess business opportunities in various regions of the country.

Official website: www.aebrus.ru

All Russia Public Organization “Delovaya Rossiya”

“Delovaya Rossiya” is a union of Russian business entrepreneurs operating in various sectors of economy of Russia, the main objective of which is to assist the formation and implementation of the state economic policy aimed at creating favorable conditions for the development of entrepreneurship, private initiative and competition.

“Delovaya Rossiya” unites entrepreneurs from 77 regions of the Russian Federation, 30 committees and 86 branch offices.

Official website: www.delorus.ru

OPORA RUSSIA All-Russian Public Organization

OPORA RUSSIA is a platform for dialogue between owners and managers of small and medium-sized businesses and representatives of federal executive bodies, regional authorities and municipalities, supervisory bodies, infrastructure for supporting small and medium-sized businesses, and representatives of the expert community.

OPORA RUSSIA has 84 regional and 415 local branch offices. OPORA Non-Profit Partnership unites 100 branch unions, associations and guilds. OPORA RUSSIA and OPORA Non-Profit Partnership together unite about 450 thousand entrepreneurs who create more than 5 million jobs.

Official website: www.opora.ru

Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE)

RUIE is an all-Russian organization promoting interests of business communities both in Russia and internationally, uniting thousands of the largest Russian companies that represent industrial, scientific, financial and commercial organizations in all regions of Russia.

Official website: www.rspp.ru

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (CCI of Russia)

The CCI of Russia is a non-governmental non-profit organization that unites its members to achieve the goals and objectives set by the Law of the Russian Federation On Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Russian Federation and the Charter of the Chamber. The CCI of Russia unites 181 regional CCI, more than 200 unions, associations and other associations of entrepreneurs at the federal level, 500 business associations at the regional level and about 50,000 enterprises.

Official website: www.tpprf.ru

Association of Industrial Parks of Russia

Association of Industrial Parks is a sectoral non-profit organization that has united the majority of industrial parks of Russia since 2010 in order to interact with investors and to promote information on the conditions of localization of production in Russia.

The list of members of the Association includes more than 112 legal entities representing 72 industrial parks in 47 constituent entities of the Russian Federation. Along with management companies of industrial parks, the Association includes regional development corporations, consulting, design and construction companies.

Since 2015 AIP has been the body for certification of industrial parks for compliance with the national standard – GOST R 56301 – 2014 “Industrial parks. Requirements”. The Association holds about 20 own events per year, provides methodological and consultancy support for production localization projects and issues methodological and analytical materials, in particular, an annual survey “Industrial Parks of Russia”.

Official website: www.indparks.ru