The EEU recent establishment will lead to the creation of a single customs market of some 180 million people and a gross domestic product of over 4 trillion US dollars, with Russia still the leading healthcare market player in Europe in the next decade, with a population of 146 million people itself, and forecasted pharmaceutical spend of over 20 BN US by 2020.

The picture below represents the member states of the Customs Union and the Single Economic Space and their global standing Consumer expenditure for Healthcare in Russia (USD bn).