Testimonials

Very happy with the service given by RW Freight for my imports from Norway

Norway Import Freight
78976

We use R W Freight for export of our groupage shipments to Norway and we find their booking process is straightforward. The service is very good and their operatives are very polite and friendly to deal with!

Norway Shipper 3716

I am very happy with the service that I received from RW Freight Services when they carried out my import from Sweden. I was constantly informed of progress of the shipment and the delivery was on time.

Freight Import from Sweden
74864

More Testimonials

air freight Australia Brexit Canada cargo China container containers Denmark exporters exports exports China Finland France freight freight forwarders freight forwarding Freight Shipping Germany Gothenburg Hong Kong imports India Ireland italy Japan logisitics logistics Netherlands Norway Poland rail freight russia Seafreight shipping South Africa Spain Sweden Sweden freight Swedish Switzerland Turkey U.S.A USA wine

Russian Shoppers Want Imports

Tags: ,


January 1 is Russia’s answer to Christmas – a day for exchanging gifts after a night of feasting. But as shoppers crowd into Moscow’s malls, they may glimpse some truths about their economy that could spoil the festive mood.
At the huge Mega Belaya Dacha mall, entire sections of a consumer-electronics store, have been stripped bare by customers who hauled imported televisions, washing machines, and microwaves off to the checkout counters. They were buying as a hedge against rising prices after the rouble plunged almost 20 percent on December 16. Many stores, still selling inventory from before the rouble crashed, haven’t raised prices yet. But no one doubts they will.

A devalued currency ought to be good for an economy like Russia’s, which is forecast to contract as much as 5 percent in 2015. With a cheaper rouble, domestic manufacturers could gain an edge in export markets, and growth could get a boost as consumers switch to local goods.