After a rather negative 2018 year for Russian International Shoppers’ Tax Free ShoppingA number of countries offer VAT/GST refunds to international... More spend, Russians are about to close 2019 on a retail high note in Europe.

Indeed, an appeased diplomatic environment and a stronger ruble against the euro encourage Russians to travel and shop abroad again as exemplified by Global Blue figures.

Find out below what are the 6 things to know about the growing Russian International Shopper spend: