High-Level Business Mission to Russia

Moscow & St Petersburg

In conjunction with a high-level delegation, the SBF is seeking interest for a business mission to Russia.


The objectives of this mission are for delegates to gain a deeper understanding of the market dynamics and emerging sectors in light of recent developments, and establish useful business and official contacts through our network of business associations and chambers, investment and trade agencies and professional services.



Dates: 16 – 21 October 2017                  Cities: Moscow and St Petersburg

Potential Sectoral Opportunities

? Infrastructure & Urban Solutions ? Manufacturing ? Oil & Gas ? ICT ? Fintech & Govtech ? Hospitality & Real Estate ? Education ? Fresh, Frozen and Processed F&B ? General Trading

Facts about Russia

·         One of the world’s largest market with a population of over 140 million people

·         Part of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), together with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, which offers Singapore companies a combined market of 180 million people and a total GDP of US$4.2 trillion

·         Adopted a “look East” approach, actively pursuing Asia markets for export, capital & financing, and technology and know-how

Preliminary Programme

16 Oct (Mon)

Arrive in Moscow

·         Briefings on Russia Economic Climate and Opportunities in Russia/EAEU

17 Oct (Tue)

·         Open Innovations Forum (Skolkovo)

·         Russia-Singapore Business Forum (RSBF) 2017

18 Oct (Wed)

·         Market Familiarisation Visit

Depart for St Petersburg

19 Oct (Thu)

·         Briefing by St Petersburg City Administration

·         Networking Session with Chamber of Commerce & Industry

20 Oct (Fri)

·         Briefings on the Practical Aspect of Doing Business in Russia

·         Market Familiarisation Visit

21 Oct (Sat)

Depart for Singapore



                 Estimated Cost:

Economy Airfare + Intercity transfers

(either flight or high speed train)

S$4,200/person – Singapore Airlines & Domestic Carriers

(Subject to availability and inclusive of taxes)

Accommodation – Single Occupancy

(5 nights stay in 4/5* accommodation)

S$1,700/person – Breakfast inclusive

(Subject to availability and inclusive of taxes)

Participation Fee

(includes airport transfer on prescribed flight itinerary, local transportation, marketing collaterals, organization and implementation of programme, networking meals and meetings, etc)



Administrative Details

  1. Kindly note that the price quoted for airfare and hotel accommodation are subject to availability and are estimated rates provided by appointed travel agent.

  2. This business mission is supported by IE Singapore under iMAP grant. Companies may also be eligible for Double Taxation Deduction (DTD) for expenses not covered by the iMAP grant e.g. travel and accommodation, for up to 2 representatives per company. For enquiries on DTD, please call 1800 4377673.



Interested participants must indicate their interest with the following details to jingwen.gan@sbf.org.sg and renee.koh@sbf.org.sg by Thu, 18 Aug 2017

Name | Designation & Company | Industry/Nature of Business | Contact Details



10/16/2017 - 10/21/2017


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