Main developments of Russia under Witte

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  • Developments
    • Economic
      • Serf based to cash based
      • Modern farming techniques and hired labour
      • Railways
        • 59,616 km of railways
        • Links to areas for more extensive exploitation
        • Reinforced export drive
        • Government got revenue from passenger fares and freight charges
        • Transport costs fells bringing down the price of goods
        • State owned 66% of railways
      • New areas for cotton cultivation
      • Developmenty of oil in Baku
      • Russia's national income grew by 50%
    • Agricultural
      • Peasant's Land Bank set up
        • Nobles Land Bank
      • Subdivison of states made that the average amount of land went from 35 acres to 28
      • Famine in 17 provinces
      • Not given enough attention despite the fact that 80-90% of Russian population depended on agriculture for a living
      • Average grain output was x4 greater in Britain
      • Mir until 1905- farmers bound to work together
    • Industrial
      • Railways
        • 59,616 km of railways
        • Links to areas for more extensive exploitation
        • Reinforced export drive
        • Government got revenue from passenger fares and freight charges
        • Transport costs fells bringing down the price of goods
        • State owned 66% of railways
      • industry
        • 8% annual growth
        • 4th lragest industrial economy
        • State budget doubled
        • Country depended on foreign loans
        • Domestic and lighter industry were neglected
  • Economic
    • Serf based to cash based
    • Modern farming techniques and hired labour
    • New areas for cotton cultivation
    • Developmenty of oil in Baku
    • Russia's national income grew by 50%
  • Industrial
    • industry
      • 8% annual growth
      • 4th lragest industrial economy
      • State budget doubled
      • Country depended on foreign loans
      • Domestic and lighter industry were neglected
  • Agricultural
    • Peasant's Land Bank set up
      • Nobles Land Bank
    • Subdivison of states made that the average amount of land went from 35 acres to 28
    • Famine in 17 provinces
    • Not given enough attention despite the fact that 80-90% of Russian population depended on agriculture for a living
    • Average grain output was x4 greater in Britain
    • Mir until 1905- farmers bound to work together

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