Russia PESTLE Insights – A Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Pages: 53 Published: January 04, 2023 Report Code: GDER0003

Mining, manufacturing and utilities contributed 31.8% to Russia’s gross value added (GVA) in 2021, followed by financial intermediation, real estate and business activities (20.9%), and wholesale, retail and hotels (13.8%). In nominal terms, the three sectors grew by 3.1%, 3.4% and 2.5%, respectively, in 2022.

Metropolitan areas of Moscow and Saint Petersburg account for nearly 19.6% of Russia’s population and 36.1% of its GDP in 2021, according to GlobalData’s cities database

The overall IMOEX index recorded a downward trend over past year. As of December 21, 2022, the Moscow Stock Market Index – IMOEX stood at 2,128.1, compared to 3,693.0 on December 21, 2021.


– Russia has formulated a comprehensive plan for modernization and expansion of trunk infrastructure, expected to be completed by 2024​

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.

Key Players


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits

Did You Know?

Country Highlights

Sanctions on Russia

Companies Halted or Exited their Operations in Russia

Economy’s Recovery from COVID-19 Crisis

Country Snapshot

Political Landscape

Economic Landscape

Social Landscape

Technological Landscape

Legal Landscape

Environmental Landscape


List of Figures

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: Russia stock index (December 2021 – December 2022)

Exhibit 5: Exchange rate (December 2021 – December 2022)

Exhibit 6: Key sectors’ contribution to the economy

Exhibit 7: FDI inflows to Russia, FDI outflows from Russia, and FDI inward stock, FDI outward stock (2017-21)

Exhibit 8: Value and number of Greenfield FDI projects in Russia and of net cross border M&As purchases in Russia (2017-21)

Exhibit 9: Key infrastructure indicators

Exhibit 10: Real GDP and household consumption growth rate (2017-24f)

Exhibit 11: Real GDP growth rate comparison (2021)

Exhibit 12: Export, import and trade balance (2017-24f)

Exhibit 13: Current account balance (2017-24f)

Exhibit 14: Top three commodity exports, % of total exports (2017-21)

Exhibit 15: Mineral fuels and oils, % of world exports (2021)

Exhibit 16: Interest rates (December 2017 – December 2022)

Exhibit 17: Exchange rate and inflation (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 18: Public finance (2017-24f)

Exhibit 19: General government debt (2017-24f)

Exhibit 20: Unemployment rate (2017-24ff)

Exhibit 21: Average annual wages (2017-24f)

Exhibit 22: Labor cost index (2017-24f)

Exhibit 23: Rural/urban share of total population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)

Exhibit 24: Age-group share of total population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)

Exhibit 25: Gender split (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)

Exhibit 26: Internet users % of total population, mobile penetration rate and broadband penetration rate (2020)

Exhibit 27: Number of patents granted per million population (2020)

Exhibit 28: High-technology exports (% of manufactured exports) (2021)

Exhibit 29: Doing business in Russia (2020)

Exhibit 30: Corruption perceptions index (rankings) (2021)

Exhibit 31: CO2 emissions (2017-21)


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