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Print versie. Published on site Rusnet.NL 30 januari 2003

Partners :: EWD

EWD Group

Rusnet is part of East-West Development Group (EWD). This is an association of West-European consulting firms, targeting on East - West development projects. The common grounds of cooperation between the members of the group are:

For most members the representative function is honorary. In some cases there are historic family relations with Russia. In all cases the Russian and other CIS's government authorities trusted the individual members with the task to represent their interests, especially in the field of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI).

The primary task of the members is to facilitate Western initiatives for development projects -and especially FDI- in Russia and other CIS-countries.

The added value for Western companies to engage EWD lies in:

In addition through EWD the following services can be arranged:

EWD subcontracts reliable local partner organizations which are well positioned inside the local social structure. Therefor, involving EWD is both effective and efficient:

Western-style quality at an East-European price level.

EWD provides a profound understanding of the local social-cultural environment:

understanding your East-European partner and his environment is the key for success.

EWD works complementary to the Western Embassies and other Western representations in Russia and the other CIS-countries, because EWD is Russian-driven and represents the local interests in attracting East - West development. Russia and the CIS-countries welcome foreign direct investments and therefor their authorities support and facilitate Western initiatives through the EWD-member network.

There are local EWD-members in the following locations:

Also there are offices for other areas such as North America (Washington), the Arabic countries (Libanon/Paris), Africa (Paris), South-East Asia (Singapore/Brussels) and Japan (Tokyo).

The registered seat of EWD is situated in Wiesbaden (RFI) and its secretariat in Amsterdam (FIPC). Its co-chairmen are Dr. A. de Faria e Castro (RFI) and Dr. J.A.W. Buisman (FIPC).

Please contact us at the following e-mail address for more information: