At the end of 2012, the gross domestic product of Russia in national currencies purchasing power parity (GDP PPP) was 3 trillion 380 billion 073 million dollars. These data are shown in the recent study of the World Bank, which is much more to be trusted than the traditionally less objective measures of the IMF pro-American.
Now, by GDP (PPP) Russia has moved to 5th place in the world. We are ahead of only the U.S., China, India and Japan.
Top 15 countries in terms of GDP (PPP), according to the World Bank for 2012
- GDP (PPP) of the Russian Federation 2012
Recall that in 2000 our GDP in PPP terms was $ 973 billion (which was 2.15 times less than at the time of GDP (PPP) Germany — $ 2,079 billion
From World Bank data also shows that about to happen another significant event — Russia as Putin promised at the end of 1999, finally catches up with Portugal (one of the countries of Western Europe) in terms of GDP (PPP) per capita.
According to the World Bank, GDP (PPP) per capita Russia in 2012 was $ 23,600 ($ 3,380 vlrd: 143,400,000 people
- GDP per capita of the Russian Federation 1989-2011
Recall that in 2000, Russia‘s GDP (PPP) per capita was $ 6,660, or 3.57 times less than today.
To the IMF and CIA
A nominal GDP of Russia, even biased to the IMF, in 2012 amounted to 2 trillion 21 billion 960 million dollars. With this level of Russia surpassed Italy and reached the 8th place in the world (see tables below). According to the CIA’s nominal GDP for Russia in 2012 amounted to 2 trillion 53 billion dollars.
Top 10 countries by GDP (according to the IMF) for 2012
- Russian nominal GDP in 2012 according to the IMF
Top 10 countries by GDP (according to the CIA) for the year 2012
- Russian nominal GDP in 2012 according to the CIA
Recall that in 2000 our GDP at face value was about $ 260 billion — that is, was about eight times less than the current one.