Discusses the legal requirements for selling to the host government, including whether the government has agreed to abide by the WTO Government Procurement Agreement or is a party to a government procurement chapter in a U.S. FTA. Specifies areas where there are opportunities.
Last Published: 8/10/2018

The Russian government and state-owned-enterprises (SOEs) play an outsized role in the economy with the Russian government controlling the oil and gas sector. Sanctions resulting from Russia’s actions in Ukraine mean that U.S. companies should carefully evaluate OFAC/Treasury regulations before concluding any sales to the Russian government.

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