Bayer`s business relations with Russia have a long history that began in 1876, when Bayer opened a dyestuffs factory in Moscow. This was Bayer`s first production facility outside Germany.
Today with AO Bayer in Moscow all Bayer divisions are represented in Russia: Consumer Health, Pharmaceuticals and Crop Science. The regional company network in Russia comprises 36 locations with representative offices in all main cities.
The company is also headquarter of the Bayer CIS country group, with subsidiaries in Minsk, Belarus and in Astana, Kazakhstan.