German DHL stops deliveries within Russia

The German company DHL, which is the world leader in the field of express delivery of goods and documents, ceases its activities within the Russian Federation.

This is reported Reutersreports Ukrinform.

The company said that from September 1, DHL will cease to provide all domestic transport services in Russia.

DHL explained that this decision was caused by technical problems with IT systems, IT infrastructure, operational difficulties and legal restrictions.

After September 1, DHL will only provide express delivery services abroad in Russia.

It is noted that the company stopped providing delivery services from other countries to the territory of Russia since the beginning of March.

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As Ukrinform reported, since the first days of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, international allies and partners have introduced harsh sanctions packages for the Russian economy, as well as export restrictions. Hundreds of companies have announced the termination of work in Russia and the exit from joint projects.

As of July 24, according to the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), about 40 international companies have already closed their business in Russia, 700 have suspended their activities.

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