Adaptability of Various Groups of Enterprises to the 2020 Crisis

Sergey V. Tsukhlo – Head of Business Surveys Department of the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Candidate of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Depending on their size, Russian industrial enterprises adapted in different ways to the pandemic. The highest adaptability was typical of very large enterprises, while the lowest one, of small and mid-sized companies. As the crisis was subsiding, enterprises’ estimates of their performance indicators returned to the pre-pandemic level.

Key words: Russian industry, Russian Industry Adaptability Index regarding enterprises’ size, demand, stock of finished products, stock of materials, output, stuffing, financial and economic situation.

JEL-codes: L16, L53, L60.