Volkswagen Group Rus
Volkswagen Group Rus brings together the work of the seven brands of the Volkswagen Group that are available on the Russian market — Volkswagen, Audi, ŠKODA, Bentley, Lamborghini, Ducati and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. In 2020, the sales volume of Volkswagen Group brands in Russia reached 216 464 vehicles. 182 200 vehicles were produced at the company’s manufacturing sites in 2020: 124 000 cars — at the Volkswagen Group Rus plant in Kaluga, and 58 200 vehicles — at the production site in Nizhny Novgorod. The market share of Volkswagen Group Rus reached 14.1% in 2020. The export volume to CIS countries reached 10 500 vehicles. The volume of engine production reached 111 500 engines, 18 700 of which have been supplied to different locations worldwide, including Poland, Spain and Mexico..
LEADING PARTNER IN THE WORLD OF METALS
SMS group is a global, leading partner for the metal industry. As a family-owned business headquartered in Germany, quality and innovation are in our DNA. We are committed to the success of our customers and strive to add value along the entire value chain of the global metal industry.
We cover everything from pig iron production to metallurgical plants, flat products, tube & pipe plants and as well as forging plants to thermal process technology. As a life-cycle partner, we complete our portfolio with electric/ automation as well as customized service packages and digital solutions.
Acquisitions, innovations, and a constant commitment to meet the expectations of our customers have helped us grow successfully over 140 years.
The Russian Federation has long been an important strategic market for SMS group. Its iron and steel industry ranks among the world's largest.
Responding to this opportunity, we built up our presence on the market and invested heavily to supply best life-cycle solutions to our customer basis.
Our main customers in Russia and CIS are the largest steel producers, such as MMK (Magnitogorsk), Chelpipe Group (Chelyabinsk), Evraz (Moscow), TMK (Moscow), Mechel (Chelyabinsk), NLMK (Lipetsk), OMK (Vyksa), Metalloinvest (Moscow), Kazchrome (Aktobe, Kazakhstan), Severstal (Cherepovets), MMPZ (Miory, Belarus) and others.
We are a team of experienced lawyers, tax advisors and auditors. Locally anchored and with extensive experience in advising international investors, we are provider of integrated legal, tax and audit consulting services in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. All our associates are multilingual and have an international education. Our key personal has vast experience not only in the countries where we have our own offices, but also in the United States, the Middle and Far East and Central and Eastern Europe. Our working languages are English, German, Polish, Russian, and Spanish.
We assist your activities and investments in Germany, Austria, Poland and all over Russia and the CIS.
GUIDE for investors
We published a Guide for Investors jointly with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Industrial Development Fund of the Russian Federation, the German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations and the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce.
Executives will be able to find in the Guide for Investors the most important information on localization requirements, investment contracts, and on legal and tax aspects, which are key to investing in Russia.
BEITEN BURKHARDT RUSSIA
BEITEN BURKHARDT is one of the top European law firms working in Russia.
We support investment projects all over Russia through our office in Moscow. Our team of Russian and German lawyers offer a full range of consulting issues on international issues, projects and transactions.