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Selling to Russians News: Russian buyers search for businesses abroad
September 18, 2012

Hi Everyone,

Russian buyers search for businesses abroad

The List of Top 50 countries where Russian buyers would like to start a business has been published by Sekret Firmy (Company's Secret), a monthly magazine of the most powerful Russian publishing house Kommersant with many business newspapers and magazines targeting the corporate world in Russia.

Here are the top 20 countries where Russians have been searching for buying or starting a business for the last two years according to the publication:

1. USA

2. China

3. Germany

4. Czech Republic

5. Italy

6. Finland

7. Spain

8. Great Britain

9. Bulgaria

10. Japan

11. France

12. Turkey

13. Canada

14. Switzerland

15. Australia

16. Poland

17. Montenegro

18. Cyprus

19. Israel

20. India

(Feel free to send me your question where your country is on the List if you do not see it here... the List is longer...)

Usually Russians prefer to buy hotels, restaurants and rental buildings, houses, apartments in foreign countries.

So, if you sell commercial real estate or your property for sale can be used for commercial purposes (like renting it out), to get more success with finding a Russian buyer feel free to add to your website in Russian any relevant business information like starting and running business by a foreigner in your country, business taxes to pay, etc. etc. To reach the same goal as we discussed earlier about selling residential real estate – make your real estate website a one-stop-shop for interested visitors to keep them with you and eventually buy from you.

To your best business success,


Olga Kellen,
"Anything Russian",
English - Russian Translator,
Associate member of ATA,
American Translators Association
Author of the e-book for realtors
Selling to Russians

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