The Trade Representative of the Russian Federation
The Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in the United States of America is the official body of the Russian Government which promotes trade and economic cooperation between Russia and the USA.
The Trade Representation is an integral part of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the USA but is subordinated directly to the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation headed by Minister Alexey V. Ulyukaev.
The Trade Representation operates under the Russian Federal regulations including, but not limited to Enactment of the Government of the Russian Federation of June 27th 2005, № 401, Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of May 07th , 2012, № 605, Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation of June 29th, 2012, N 1128-R etc.
It represents and safeguards state interests in bilateral foreign trade and investment cooperation between two countries. The Trade Representation takes part in trade and economic cooperation negotiations and monitors the implementation of bilateral agreements, participates in the activities of Business Development and Economic Relations Working Group and the Innovation Working Group under the U.S.-Russia Presidential Commission. The Working Groups explores cooperative approaches to boosting two-way trade and investment, increasing economic efficiency, modernizing industry, developing innovative projects in different spheres and interacting in the sphere of policy against anti-competitive practices.
The Trade Representation provides assistance in the trade and economic collaboration between the Russian and the US official bodies, individuals and legal entities in concluding business transactions in the fields of trade, science and technical cooperation and in developing regional cooperation and direct economic contacts, helps for further development of mutual trade and partnership in modernization, innovations and investing to both countries. The Head Office in Washington, DC also provides consulting services relating to changes occurring in the Russian trade law and customs regulations.
The Trade Representation of the Russian Federation ensures ongoing support to Business Missions of both countries officials and business representatives across the Russian Federation and the United States.
The staff of the Trade Representation includes highly profile experts in economics, international trade and law.
The Head Office of Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in the USA is located in Washington, DC. New York Office and San Francisco Office are the integral parts of the Trade Representation.
Trade Representative, Minister Counselor – Alexandr Y. Stadnik
2001 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 232-5988, (202) 234-7170, (202) 232-0975
Fax: (202) 232-2917
New York Office:
Deputy Trade Representative, Head of the Office – Mikhail V. Anisimov
353 Lexington Ave., Suite 900
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 682-8520, (212) 682-8592
Fax: (212) 682-8605
San Francisco Office:
Deputy Trade Representative, Head of the Office – Oleg V. Slepov
2790 Green St., San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (415) 674-1419
Fax: (415) 929-0306