Russian retailers to continue developing direct imports ?

Direct imports by top-10 Russian retail chains reached 25% of official Russian F&V imports.

Will the trend continue in 2016 ?

“Direct Import” refers to imports based on direct contract between the foreign supplier and the retail chain in Russia.

JSC “Tander” (Magnit) is the leader in direct imports, with 16% of official Russian F&V imports coming into Russia on a direct purchasing contract of Tander.

Other federal retail chains performing direct imports (in 2015) : Dixy, X5 Retail Group, Monetka, Metro Cash & Carry, Lenta, O’key Market, Billa, Spar Middle Volga, Azbuka Vkusa.

Details in attached PDF : Retailers Direct Imports – 2015

Will Russian retailers continue to develop direct imports ?

Will Russian retailers continue to develop direct imports ?

X5 warehouse in Moscow

X5 warehouse in Moscow

X5 Moscow delivery receipt