Facts and statistics
Russia is the largest and the ninth most populated country in the world. It also has the largest reserves of natural resources, which significantly affects the economy, both positively and negatively. The main reason is the strong dependence of the currency on oil prices. Russia is the main successor state to the Soviet Union and the leader of the Commonwealth of Independent States. Russia is currently affected by Western sanctions. Relatively low competition and a weak underdeveloped e-commerce market provide a great opportunity for online sales. In our article, we will provide you with information on the current status of e-commerce in Russia, the best-selling goods over the Internet, and also introduce many factors that differentiate the Russian e-commerce market.