The Moscow Times: “Following Instinct From Amsterdam to Moscow”


The Moscow Times interviewed Dutchman Jan-Wilm Rovers, owner of Florus Transport BV and asked him questions about his experiences of doing business in Russia. Rovers started importing goods to what was then the Soviet Union in 1989.

Rovers had the feeling that there were opportunities that could only be realized by being permanently on the ground in Moscow, and in 1996 — despite warnings from relatives and even his business partner in Belarus — he and his wife put their two young daughters in a Pontiac Trans Sport and drove from the Netherlands to Moscow.

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The Moscow Times


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