The United Kingdom's private sector post BREXIT will be required to create competitive advantage in new markets, and to deepen existing. Russian imports stood at $ 102bn in the first half of 2017, Russia's first full-recovery year. The UK can come alongside Germany and the Netherlands in its share. Understanding of the issues and opportunities is therefore essential.
The upcoming Russian-British Business Forum presents the UK's private sector with the chance to engage, address challenges, and in doing so allow Government to build on a new tier of constructive dialogue in an important bilateral relationship.