Resent investments in Russia

Which investments companies made in Russia

Investor profile: Nestle SANestle24 March 2016

Nestle does not plan to give up investing in the Russian market, and expects the resumption of economic growth in Russia. This was announced at a TASS press conference by the head of the Russia-Eurasia region (CIS countries plus Mongolia) of Nestle Maurizio Patarnello.

“We are focused on growth in Russia. We do not want to reduce our investments and we intend to continue our development in Russia,” – said Patarnello.

Investor profile : Valioe5de45f6f76bc7378b1f2bd49e7226ba-771-202-0-v1-02 March 2016

On the 2nd of March, the official opening ceremony of a new Viola cheese spread production line took place at Valio plant in Ershovo. The investment cost reached 2 million Euros.

According to Valio representatives, the company will continue its active development at the Russian market of dairy products. Mika Koskinen, Executive Vise-President and a board member of Valio Oy (Finland), said: “We, Valio, see Russia as a very important market. We are ready to do the best for Russia”.

In 2016, it is also planned to launch a sliced cheese manufacturing line, which will allow the plant to offer complete assortment of Valio cheese in Russia.

Investor profile: PfizerPzizerFebruary 2016

Pfizer, an American pharmaceutical company, will start production in St. Petersburg in partnership with Polisan, a Russian R&D pharmaceutical company (NTFF Polisan). The parties will sign an agreement in the end of January, a source familiar with the situation told TASS News Agency

Investor profile: DSM Nutritional ProductsDSFFebruary 2016

Moscow City Government is negotiating with Campina to expand manufacturing capacities in the Greater Moscow Area.

Additionally, Dutch pharma company DSM is currently looking into the options of starting its own R&D centre in Moscow Region.

Investor profile: Groupe DanoneDanone118 February 2016

The French company Danone has invested over 500,000 euros to upgrade its milk factory in Vladimir in 2014-2015. Reconstruction of the milk receiving has station helped increase milk reception from one to four tanks.

Investor profile: IKEA International A/SIKEAMarch 2016

Floor area of Mega Khimki shopping centre will grow by 50%. IKEA Centres Russia is also planning to invest in the expansion and renovation of Mega Teply Stan shopping centre, which is expected to almost double in size.

Investor profile: Snabpolymer Medicine SnabpolymerMarch 2016

The first in Russia plant to manufacture syringes of the next generation will be built near Nizhny Novgorod. Snabpolymer Medicine, a Russian and Chinese joint company, has selected a site near Nizhny Novgorod to build a plant to manufacture medical supplies, including syringes of the third generation, impossible for reuse. The project investment cost will reach 1.3 billion rubles.

 Investor profile BASF AG BASF19 September 2014

RusVinyl is one of the largest PVC producers in Russia of caustic soda. RusVinyl is a joint venture between SIBUR, Russia’s leading gas processing and petrochemical company, and SolVin, and was created to construct a new PVC production site that could meet a significant part of domestic demand. SolVin is jointly owned by Solvay (75%) and BASF (25%).

In 2013, PVC consumption in Russia exceeded 1 mt, of which only 0.6 mt was produced locally**. RusVinyl will provide its top-quality products to the under supplied Russian market and aims to further develop downstream operations and consumption of petrochemicals.

Sources: Investinrussia, TASS