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PESTLE Insights: Macroeconomic Outlook Report - Russia

PESTLE Insights: Macroeconomic Outlook Report - Russia


Five major districts in Russia generated around 85.0% of the country’s GDP and comprised 78.0% of the total population in 2017.

Mining, manufacturing and utilities activities contributed 27% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2017, followed by financial intermediation, real estate and business activities (19%), and wholesale, retail and hotels (15.3%). In nominal terms, the three sectors grew by 10.7%, 7.5% and 5.9%, respectively, in 2017.


  • FDI inflows to Russia slowed down in 2017
  • In March 2018, President Putin announced that Russia will spend 11 tn rubles (US$193.77 bn) on roads and related infrastructure during 2019-2024
  • As per World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI), transport and logistic infrastructure rank of Russia declined from 90th in 2014 to 99th in 2016 out of 160 countries.
Reasons to buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

List of Exhibits
Did you Know?
Country Highlights
Country Snapshot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Russia’s Performance in Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to East Europe, and the World Average
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
Exhibit 4: Moscow Stock Market Index - MICEX10
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy
Exhibit 6: Main Invested Sector (2017) and FDI Inflow by Sectors (2013-2017)
Exhibit 7: FDI Inflow by Region (2013-2017) and Main Invested Region (2017)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2014-2016
Exhibit 14: Mineral fuels and oils, % of World Exports - 2017
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate and Inflation Rate
Exhibit 17: Public Finance
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt
Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment
Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages
Exhibit 21: Labour Cost Index
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population
Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population
Exhibit 24: Gender Split
Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2016
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per M Inhabitants, 2015
Exhibit 27: High-technology exports (% of manufactured exports)
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Russia 2018
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (rankings) 2017
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions

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