The quantity and diversity of Russian natural resources

04-05-2022

Russia possesses, alongside its huge territory, immense reserves of natural resources.

Russia is the richest country in the world because of the quantity and diversity of raw materials:
  • Nº 1 in gas - 30%;
  • Nº 1 in steel - 32%;
  • Nº 1 in petroleum - 10%;
  • Nº 1 in coal - 16%;
  • Nº 1 in land - 1 709 000 000 hectares, of which more than 400 000 000 is arable land;
  • Nº 1 in forests - 1 179 000 000 hectares;
  • Nº 2 in hydraulic resources;

Together with its vast territory, Russia has the largest reserves of natural resources.

They make it the richest country in the world in terms of the number and variety of minerals.