The Association of European Businesses (AEB) is the main representation of foreign investors in Russia. Founded in 1995, the AEB is an active community of more than 500 members from the member states of the EU, the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and other countries, which have business activities with and in the Russian Federation. The AEB members are multinational corporations and small and medium-sized enterprises. They all share a commitment to boosting cooperation with Russia, as well as the desire to improve the investment climate of the Russian Federation.
The AEB includes over 60 committees, subcommittees and working groups that are engaged in lobbying on a wide range of issues in various business areas including energy, transport and customs, agriculture, air travel, passenger cars and commercial vehicles production, legislation, taxation, banking, real estate, crop protection products and many others. These committees work closely with the European and Russian authorities, and provide comments to the current and draft laws.
The AEB provides information support for its members through its website, social networks, printed publications, open events, and distributes reviews and releases about the current events in the legal and business fields.