Interfax Information Services Group is the largest diversified information provider in the CIS, and a recognized leader on the Russian information market in the B2B segment. Interfax develops professional information solutions that help companies operating on financial and commodity markets to make investment decisions, manage risks and organize external communications. Interfax products and services include news, market information, analysis, searchable databases, business directories, ratings and rankings, credit histories, IR services and information disclosures, organization of press conferences and placement of Internet advertising. Interfax has been the international community’s leading source of up-to-the-minute information on Russia and the CIS since the beginning of the 1990s. Interfax is the source most often cited in foreign media reports about the region and in recent years has also become a leading supplier of political and financial news from China.