Kazakh rare earth deposits identified by Germans

Kazakh rare earth deposits: Geologists working for the Geological Survey of Germany (BGR) have identified 15 promising…

Victor Kharitonin buys into Nürburgring German FI race track

Victor Kharitonin, the Russian billionaire,  has bought a majority stake in the Nürburgring German Formula One race track…

Donetsk elections raise possibility of new sanctions against Russia

Donetsk elections: Russia may face further sanctions if  “Moscow does not stop interfering in events”,  German…

Gerry Weber to terminate Russian franchise agreements

Gerry Weber, the German clothing manufacturer Gerry Weber is considering terminating its Russian franchise agreements. It is…

BASF sells German gas storage facility to Gazprom

BASF has agreed to sell Europe’s largest underground gas storage facility to Gazprom. In return for the…

Azerbaijan-EU trade hits $8.34bn

Azerbaijan-EU trade: Trade between the EU and Azerbaijan increased by 2.24% to reach $8.34bn between January…

Miratorg cattle hides to be used in European car interiors

Miratorg cattle hides: Miratorg Agribusiness, one of Russia’s leading pork and beef producers, is planning to market…

New Moscow Mercedes plant for Daimler

Moscow Mercedes plant: Daimler, the German car manufacturer, has decided to produce top-of-the-range Mercedes sedans in…

Sheremetyevo airport privatisation enters new phase

Sheremetyevo airport privatisation: The Russian Government has appointed Germany’s Deutsche Bank as its agent for the sale of its…

Mercedes may come to Moscow

Mercedes: German carmaker Daimler is considering several sites for the production of Mercedes in Russia, probably in…

Russian sanctions risk to German jobs

Russian sanctions risk to German jobs: 25,000 German jobs could be lost if further economic sanctions are…

New Bosch boiler plant opens in Russia

Bosch boiler plant: The Bosch Group’s new €20m, 8,000km2 Bosch Thermotechnology plant opened for business today in Engels. The…

German engineering imports down

German engineering import orders from Russia have dropped by as much as 60% in recent months,…

EU goes to WTO in light commercial vehicles duties dispute

Light commercial vehicles duties dispute: The European Union is taking Russia to the WTO today in an…

German exports to Russia down 13%

German exports to Russia slid 13% in the first quarter of the year, led by sharp falls in cars and machinery…

Gazprom exports to Europe on the rise

Gazprom exports to Europe  rose by 2.6% to 42.74bn³ in the first quarter of 2014. The…

Binnopharm and Fresenius Kabi in JV

Binnopharm and Fresenius Kabi:  Sistema’s pharmaceutical subsidiary Binnopharm has entered into a JV with Germany’s Fresenius…

Gazprom Germania sells 50% stake in South Stream deal

Gazprom Germania:  Gazprom has bought 50% of  its Berlin-based satellite Gazprom Germania’s stake in the South Steam…

Metro Cash & Carry Russian outlets to double

Metro Cash & Carry Russian outlets: German retailer Metro Cash & Carry is planning to double…

Siemens wins South Stream telecoms contract

South Stream telecoms contract: South  Stream Transport has contracted Siemens AG to provide electrical and instrumentation systems…

Deutsche Bank Russian oil and gas sector forecasts upgraded

Deutsche Bank Russian oil and gas sector forecasts: Deutsche Bank has upgraded its forecast for several Russian…

PELLA buys Germany’s Sietas shipyard

Sietas shipyard: Leading tug-builder PELLA has bought Hamburg’s bankrupt Sietas shipyard. Under the arrangement, PELLA will…

Yandex Berlin office planned

Yandex Berlin office: In an effort to attract western technology, Russian internet group Yandex is planning…