Stat’s Incredible: Russia And Ukraine’s Economic Significance

An oil tanker in the background with a chart of fluctuating economic futures overlaid on top

Russia and Ukraine combined “only” represent the world’s 10th largest economy. But to truly understand their global economic significance – and why their conflict packs such a strong potential punch for so many supply chains – you have to take a closer look at what they’re producing, and who stands to lose if they no longer have access to it.

Chart detailing the U.S. economic significance of the Russian-Ukraine conflict



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