Jan Walliser: Russia made great strides in the past 4 years in improving the business climate

09.03.2016

Russia made great strides in the past 4 years in improving the business climate through regulatory simplification efforts by the government both at the federal and subnational levels. […] Despite these past efforts, Russia continues to lag behind in a number of areas such as the ease of obtaining construction permits, electrical connections and trading across borders – the latter being also impacted by Russia’s unique geographical challenges, including its territorial vastness.