Russia is the world’s largest country at over 17 million km² in size. With a population of nearly 150 million it just makes it into the top ten countries based on population too. As such a diverse and sizeable nation, this offers plenty of opportunities for businesses looking to expand overseas.
Spanning such a large area, sending parcels to Russia can create worries about deliveries arriving at the correct destination on time. From sending a parcel to Moscow and St Petersburg or further afield to Kazan and Omsk, our Whistl international parcel delivery services provide reliable business delivery management solutions to get your items where they need to be on time.
Russian Postal Statistics
The Russian Post is the national postal operator in the country and it employs close to half a million people. Annually it delivers around 2.5 billion pieces of mail, over 54 million parcels and 100 million in remittances. The express delivery market has been growing in Russia and it is now worth approximately US$850 million, with 60% of the market coming from B2C transactions.
Ecommerce has propelled such growth, with the Russian B2C ecommerce market reaching around $16.3 billion in 2016. Around a quarter of this was from cross-border sales with the majority from China. Russia imports around $180 billion worth of goods each year. The top imports include computers, machinery, air and vacuum pumps, with these and many more sectors offering opportunities for ecommerce and online retailers looking to expand.
Postage to Russia with Whistl
Sending parcels to Russia doesn’t need to be complicated. Get started with Whistl as we offer reliable and flexible options for frequent deliveries across Russia. Fully tracked international parcels, express delivery and supported customs clearance will help you get parcels and mail to destinations across Russia safely and on time.
For added convenience, at Whistl we can collect your parcels, sort, despatch and hand over to an international delivery agent to ensure accurate deliveries.
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