INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS AS A DEFENSE AGAINST THE PANDEMIC
Kirill Dmitriev, Chief Executive Officer, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)
By its 10th anniversary, the Russian Direct Investment Fund has not only implemented more than 100 projects worth more than 2 trillion rubles, but has also built unique partnerships with the world's leading sovereign wealth funds. During the pandemic, this allowed not only to increase the joint investments in Russia, but saved millions of lives through vaccine production and other projects to counteract the coronavirus infection.
• What role does RDIF, as a sovereign investment fund, play in the foreign direct investment market in Russia?
• What were the main results achieved in the first 10 years of RDIF's work?
• How can the mechanism of international partnerships be used to mobilize during a pandemic and to counteract it?
• What do foreign partners see as promising for investment in Russia right now?