Despite the precarious situation in the geopolitical arena, businesses in Switzerland and other European countries have a positive trade balance with Russia. Swiss exports to the Russian Federation have reached 80% of their pre-crisis level and many European companies are showing increased activity in the Russian market. The upgrade in Russias sovereign credit rating by international rating agencies testifies to the stability of the Russian economy. How can the development of bilateral trade and mutual investments be accelerated? What business models are most suited to expand mutually beneficial cooperation? What are the most effective strategies for ensuring successful business relationships in the current environment? What are the expectations of leading businesses in both countries regarding future economic cooperation? What are the prospects for cooperation in new areas such as digital technology?