Increasing labour productivity is one of the key tasks set out in the Russian Presidents May Decree and in the Labour Productivity and Supporting Employment National Project. In the majority of Russias non-commodity sectors, productivity could be increased by 50100%; there is also huge potential to expand exports, as well as significant opportunities in the domestic market. What systemic measures is the government putting in place to help companies increase labour productivity? What needs to improve in terms of the way the authorities and business cooperate in order to achieve the targets set out in the national project? How can the experience gained in raising productivity be scaled up in practice? What practical advantages can participants enjoy in terms of improved productivity and success in new markets?