Right up there at the top of the list should be business gifts. Russians spend a lot on gifts, and like to give and receive gifts. So you will need to take a collection of gifts. Obviously there will be business gifts for key contacts, but it can be it difficult to do business in Russia without help from the locals, so you should take gifts for others who have helped, for example your car driver, interpreter etc. And not forgetting gifts which would be suitable if you are invited to someone's home for a meal.
|Quality Hand Made Chocolates|
If you are invited to someones home, you can take flowers (but ensure there is a 'odd' number of flowers, as 'even' numbers are used for funerals), and quality NZ Chocolates, or expensive wine would be appreciated. It is especially thoughful to have small gifts for any children too (but do not take baby gifts for pregnant women as this is considered bad luck).
We are happy to help if you need some advice on your choice of business gifts for Russia.