The total annual value of state procurement is estimated to be over RUB 15 trillion, which makes state-owned companies a stable source of demand for goods and services. Several government measures have recently been taken to expedite and bring transparency to public procurement. What new opportunities have been created to facilitate corporate access to the public procurement market? What else needs to be done to make cooperation between private businesses and state-owned companies more straightforward and transparent? What role do foreign companies play within the public procurement system at a time when domestic production is being encouraged in various sectors of the economy?