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Update for UK companies trading in Russia and Ukraine

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Latest information for UK exporters on the impact of Russia’s recent intervention in Ukraine on business.

The UK government is keeping our economic engagement with Russia under close review. Some bilateral cooperation and trade support activity is being affected.

Decisions on any further diplomatic, political and economic measures will be taken in close collaboration with European Union (EU) and G7 partners.

The UK government will continue to offer UK companies support and advice, but commercial decisions are ultimately for companies themselves to make.

If UK companies encounter any obstacles to business in Russia or Ukraine they should contact the Department for Business, Innovations & Skills (BIS) helpline.

BIS helpline: 0300 456 3565

Russia remains an important trading partner for the UK. The UK exported £7.6 billion of goods and services to Russia in 2012.

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