Russia: Trade freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Russia from 1995 to 2017. The average value for Russia during that period was 62 points with a minumum of 44 points in 2008 and a maximum of 77 points in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Trade Freedom index for Russia measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).