Pourquoi la Russie?



Unique geographical position

Russia is the country connecting the East and the West, the South and the North.


Russia borders with 16 states.
The total length of the border is 62 269 km.


Diversity of natural conditions


Russia occupies


part of Eurasia territory and the


of the Earth’s surface.


Natural recourses wealth



Transport infrastructure


86 thous. km of railways, including 43 thous. km of electrified lines (the 2nd place in the world)
Sea ports in the Baltic Sea, Black Sea, Azov Sea, Caspian Sea, Japan Sea, Barents Sea and White Sea
228 airports, including 69 international airports
Oil pipeline length – 71 thous. km
Gas pipeline length – 171 thous. km

Source: Rosstart, Rosaviation, 2013


Qualified personnel


Labour potential of Russia is more than 75,8 people (by volume it’s the 7th abour market in the world and the 1st in Europe)
Unemployment level – 5,3% (2 times lower than in the EU)
Population literacy rate – 99,4% (the highest among BRICS countries)
Out of 100 adults 23 have higher education


Employment economically active population in Russia


Employment level/Unemployment level


Source: Rosstart, 2013


Large and growing domestic consumer market


Russian population – 143,5 mln people

GDP (PPP) per capita –17,7 thous dollars. (The highest among BRICS countries)

Doubling of GDP (PPP) per capita during the last 10 years

In 2013 г. – Russian consumer market is the 9th largest in the world

In 2020 г. – Russian consumer market became the largest in Europe and the 4th in the world



Source: Rosstand, IMF, Ernst and Young, 2013


Successful implementation of investment projects


Almost all global giants operating in Russia


Average level of companies return on capital over the past 10 years - 20,7% (1,5 – 2 times higher than in the BRICS countries). Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod Region and Kaluga Region were the most popular regions for FDI (48,6% of the projects in the last 5 years). The greatest number of projects by means of FDI associated with the automotive industry.



Return on equity ROE of companies by countries over the past 10 years


Experts on Russia's investment attractiveness


The most attractive regions in the world in terms of business organization


How during next 3 years Russia's attractiveness for companies
planning to start or expand a commercial activity will change?


The main criteria of the investment attractiveness of Russia
in terms of business organization


Russian domestic market



Telecommunication infrastructure



Labour costs



Natural recourses wealth



Educational level




Source: Ernst and Young, 2013


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