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What we can do for you.
This is an overview of our most common public services. This is what
can we do for you, if you are interested in trade with Russia/CIS
and other countries. Just read this text through and check
the links to find out how our services can help you in your
So, this is what we can do for you: we can help you to build succesful trade
with Russia - and many other countries as well.
First of all - we recommend you to register at our site to get
access to extended features of our information system.
Registration is totally free, and it gives a good
chance to introduce your company/organization.
Within online registration, you can subscribe to our 'Trade With Russia'
mailing list. This service is also free - and it will allow you
to receive information from the Russian companies who are looking
for partners abroad.
Also, you will be able to post commercial offers
to SPBTDC trade information system.
- FREE Posting commercial offers to SPBTDC information system
You can send your commercial/cooperation offers to SPBTDC and they will be stored
to our trade-leads databases. If anyone of our clients, agents
and affiliates will be interested in cooperation with you, they will be able
to contact you directly. To post offers to SPBTDC, you should be
registered in our information system. If you are interested in wider
broadcasting of your information, you can use our commercial
FriXpress service. If you are interested to find concrete potential partners
and contact them directly, you can use our Market Research and Direct Marketing
services - described below.
- Market Research services
We provide detailed market reports about concrete market sectors in Russia.
Full reports list all major potential partners for concrete business projects:
importers/exporters, distributors, wholesalers and most important retailers in
Russian regions, as well as manufacturers and traders who deal with concrete
products. Full/customized reports cost 300 EUR per sector and have widest possible
market coverage. Depending on market sector, full market report may bring from several hundreds
to several thousands of business contacts along with necessary market
SME companies can order downscaled versions of standard market reports - 149 EUR
for a middle-size report and 49 EUR for a brief version. The difference between
standard and customized market reports is that standard reports rely on specific
product classificators, such as UN Harmonized System, while customized reports
may cover a number of products/product groups of similar nature.
- Russian Export-Import Directory
If you are looking for something particular from/to Russia - and product
definition directly corresponds with UN Harmonized System classification, you
can use our Russian Export-Import Directory - which is a database of major
Russian exporters and importers, organized by Harmonized System codes.
Listing of exporters, by 2-Digit HS code costs 100 EUR, while listing of
importers costs 200 EUR.
- FriXpress - information broadcasting service
If you want to check the ground in Russia for your business ideas
without investing too much time and efforts - you can use our
FriXpress service - which will broadcast your commercial offers to the Russian business
community. We will annotate your offers in Russian and will introduce your
company to potential partners through our information channels. This service
will cost you 50 EUR. Optionally, we can provide you a brief market report that
will list a number of potential business partners.
- Direct-Mail services
We provide Direct-Mail service, working in conjunction with RusEximDir and Market Research services - or in stand-alone mode.
Direct Mail can simplify communication with Russian companies and reduce your communication expenses
during start-up stage contacts. We will translate and print your commercial offers and send them by postal mail
to the companies of your choice, once you will know their addresses. Price of the single mailing is 1 EUR
(if you provide us your own list of addresses) or 2 EUR (if we prepare the address listing on your request).
Minimum order is 300 postal mailings.
- Direct-Call services
We also provide Direct-Call services, working in conjunction with our Market Research services
- or in customized/stand-alone mode.
On your behalf, we can make direct phone calls to the Russian companies,
find responsible contact persons and run brief primary negotiations about
potential cooperation with your company. Once potential Russian partners
will be interested, we will fax them your initial offers and discuss
technical details about the best ways for direct contacts with your
company. Minimal charge is 10 EUR per company to be
contacted, the minimal number of target companies in 30.
- Publish your information and catalogues via SPBTDC CD-ROM and paper publications
We can publish your catalogues in electronic form via our
'External Trade' CD-ROM publications.
We can make custom CD's based on your originals and distribute them to your potential partners in Russia
via our Direct Mail service. We can translate your materials into Russian language so they will have
more marketing effect. It is also possible to prepare Russian versions of your printed materials or create
localized Russian version of your Web site.
Costs depend mainly on complexity of work, number of target recepients in Russia and other
- WHOISWHO service
If you want to have detailed information about your Russian
partners or any concrete Russian company before starting business
with them, you can request information about the company.
Information about the company will be compiled from organizations
responsible for information security of enterpreneurship and you will
have a detailed business profile of your counterpart.
It will help to know background of your partners better and check
their reliability before actual deals - and thus eliminate possible
business risks. Costs of such company reports depend on complexity of
request and start from 250 EUR per company profile.
- Consulting services
If you want to obtain answers to your possible trade- and Russia- related questions -
you can use our Consulting services. This solution works best for non-standard
business development projects in market sectors that fall beyond standard
classifications. Our standard rate is 100 EUR per hour, one hour minimum.
- SPBTDC Basic Membership
If you wish to use all our services in the most effective way -
you can become SPBTDC Member. Annual membership package
costs 450 EUR and it will greatly reduce you expenses, as opposed to purchase of separate
Normally, SPBTDC membership package includes:
This combination of services will give a comprehensive promotion and quick start
to your business development in Russia - and will help to
achieve practical results in minimal time.
- Full market report for the main sector of your interest;
- Up to four Middle-size market reports for additional sectors;
- Publication of your profile and initial commercial offer
to the Russian business community through our information channels;
- Consulting support for period of one year.
- SPBTDC Extended Membership
For our registered members, we provide full range of necessary 'second-step'
services, such as: Commercial representation services, marketing and advertising support,
assistance in certification of products, PR and HR management, as well as practical
support in handling trade-relacted questions in Russian business environment.
On the first stages of project development, we can recruit for you a dedicated Russian professional with
necessary qualification - who will work on your behalf to promote your
business projects and represent your interests in Russia.
We can provide him necessary office space, information resources and means of
communication to fulfill this task - and will act as an advisor helping both
you and him to organize everything in most effective way.
As well, we can assist in project management, organize public relations
and media advertizing campaigns for particular business projects.
If it is necessary, we can provide assistance in registration of a Russian
company for you, recruiting local staff for your branch office,
provide necessary background studies and marketing intelligence - along
with assistance in customs clearing, transportation, warehousing - in sum
comprising the whole range of trade facilitation services.
So, if your projects are serious and you need comprehensive support
on the Russian/CIS territories, please feel free to
and we will be able to discuss it all in detail.
- Worldwide business development
We maintain a number of international projects which serve the needs of business
companies, no matter where they are from - and what market they intend to access.
We maintain links with thousands of organizations and business professionals worldwide and we have
commercial representatives, agents, partners and affiliates in many countries.
We are open for all kinds of joint business activities on any world market that can be
interesting for all the parties involved.
If you have a project targeted to worldwide markets, we can provide our expertise,
formal and informal business contacts and information resources to support any concrete
trade project that can be mutually interesting.
If you have any ideas of this kind - please feel free to
contact us and we will be able to discuss potential cooperation.
Please feel free to
contact us if you have any questions, comments and ideas.
SPBTDC Services: brief executive summary : services / prices / terms