Russia & Eastern Europe

Russia has over 140 million consumers, a growing middle class, and almost unlimited infrastructure needs. It therefore remains one of the most promising growth markets for Jersey’s financial services industry.

Jersey Finance's business development activities are helping to develop the growing recognition in Russia of the sustainable advantages that Jersey's finance industry can offer and how the growing need for substance, sound corporate governance and a robust legal jurisdiction can be facilitated by Jersey, and in turn:

Taking a lead

We regularly attend conferences in Russia in conjunction to our business development visits to the region and promotional/marketing activities to help define and project the strongest possible message on behalf of Jersey's finance industry to the Russia & Eastern Europe market.

Specifics elements of our programme include:

  • Taking a lead role in developing key promotional messages
  • Identifying where efforts can be most effective
  • Advising on and facilitating plans to promote Jersey within Russia & Eastern Europe
  • Providing a focal point for initiatives that promote Jersey as one of the world's leading international financial centres

Get involved, keep updated - our Russia & Eastern Europe Community of Interest Group

Russia & Eastern Europe Community of Interest Group

Links with Russia

Click here to view the English version

Click here to view the Russian version

Capital Moscow
GDP per capita

$17,700 (2012 est.)

$17,000 (2011 est.)

$16,300 (2010 est.)

GDP real growth rates

3.4% (2012 est.)

4.3% (2011 est.)

4.5% (2010 est.)


$530.7 billion (2012 est.)

$522 billion (2011 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook