The statistic depicts Russia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate from 2003 to 2013. GDP refers to the total market value of all goods and services that are produced within a country per year. It is an important indicator of the economic strength of a country. Real GDP is adjusted for price changes and is therefore regarded as a key indicator for economic growth. In 2012, Russia's real GDP grew by about 3.6 percent compared to the previous year.