Russia - Ease of doing business

New business density (new registrations per 1,000 people ages 15-64)

New business density (new registrations per 1,000 people ages 15-64) in Russia was 4.20 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 10 years was 5.66 in 2008, while its lowest value was 3.24 in 2004.

Definition: New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year.

Source: World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database (http://econ.worldbank.org/research/entrepreneurship).

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Year Value
2004 3.24
2005 3.75
2006 5.39
2007 5.58
2008 5.66
2009 3.93
2010 3.90
2011 4.47
2012 4.30
2014 4.20

Delay in obtaining an electrical connection (days)

Definition: Delay in obtaining an electrical connection is the average wait, in days, experienced to obtain an electrical connection from the day an establishment applies for it to the day it receives the service.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2002 8.50
2005 18.20
2009 57.50
2012 120.40

Power outages in firms in a typical month (number)

Definition: Power outages are the average number of power outages that establishments experience in a typical month.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2009 0.400
2012 0.300

Firms experiencing electrical outages (% of firms)

Definition: Percent of firms experiencing electrical outages during the previous fiscal year.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2009 29.40
2012 27.20

Time required to get electricity (days)

Definition: Time required to get electricity is the number of days to obtain a permanent electricity connection. The measure captures the median duration that the electricity utility and experts indicate is necessary in practice, rather than required by law, to complete a procedure.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2013 175.20
2014 175.20
2015 160.50
2016 83.00
2017 83.00

Firms that do not report all sales for tax purposes (% of firms)

Definition: Firms that do not report all sales for tax purposes are the percentage of firms that expressed that a typical firm reports less than 100 percent of sales for tax purposes; such firms are termed "informal firms."

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2002 49.83
2005 40.68

Firms visited or required meetings with tax officials (% of firms)

Definition: Percent of firms that were visited or required to meet with tax officials.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2009 63.00
2012 48.10

Firms that spend on R&D (% of firms)

Definition: Percent of firms that spend on research and development.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2012 13.00

Firms experiencing losses due to theft and vandalism (% of firms)

Definition: Percent of firms experiencing losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism or arson that occurred on the establishment's premises.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2009 34.70
2012 15.80

Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials (% of firms)

Definition: Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials is the percentage of firms that answered positively to the question "was a gift or informal payment expected or requested during a meeting with tax officials?"

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2002 55.10
2005 59.30
2009 17.40
2012 7.30

Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)

Definition: Labor tax and contributions is the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions on labor paid by the business.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2013 35.20
2014 35.40
2015 35.60
2016 36.10
2017 36.30

Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)

Definition: Other taxes payable by businesses include the amounts paid for property taxes, turnover taxes, and other small taxes such as municipal fees and vehicle and fuel taxes.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2013 5.00
2014 5.10
2015 2.50
2016 2.50
2017 2.50

Profit tax (% of commercial profits)

Definition: Profit tax is the amount of taxes on profits paid by the business.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2013 8.50
2014 8.40
2015 8.90
2016 8.80
2017 8.80

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Business environment