The World Bank ranks the country by its regulatory and key indicators as to the ease of doing business in comparison to other countries. Selected topics include starting, funding, or operating a business. Data can be downloaded to Excel. Reports (in .pdf) are generated annually and intended for small or medium-sized businesses.
“The system of state statistics covers district, regional and federal levels, as well as Moscow and St. Petersburg.” Includes current & historical demographics and economic statistics for your research. (The main index page is in English but other pages may be in Russian only.)
Use the index to find relevant information on: Business & Economy, Foreign Trade & Investments, Finance & Banking, Industries, Labor & Management, Databases, Directories, and News Sources. (Some linked content is English; compiled by Library of Congress.)