Russia is the largest country in the world and the eleventh biggest economy. The Russian economy is commodity-driven. Russia is the world’s largest producer of oil (14 percent of world output), natural gas (18 percent) and nickel (12 percent). The energy sector is the most important, it contributes 20-25 percent of GDP, 65 percent of total exports and 30 percent of government budget revenue. After recovering from sharp contraction following 2009 financial crises, Russian economy is again under pressure due to western sanctions driven by military intervention in Ukraine in 2014 and low commodity prices.
. This page provides the latest reported value for - Russia GDP Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Russia GDP Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.