Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 46.8 % in 2017 in Russia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.999 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Russia reached an all time high of 111 % in 1992 and an all time low of 26.3 % in 1991. When compared to Russia's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in China amounted to 37.8 %, 86.5 % in Germany, 34.4 % in Japan and 27.1 % in USA in 2017.
Russia has been ranked 140th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.