Leading representatives of Russian and Chinese business discuss joint investment projects

Press release, 31.03.2015

Moscow-Beijing, March 31, 2015 - The first Russia-China Business Advisory Committee Meeting was held in Beijing on March 30th, 2015. The Co-chairman from Chinese side, Chairman & CEO of China Investment Corporation, Mr. Ding Xuedong, the Co-chairman from Russian side, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund, Mr. Kirill Dmitriev, and 150 representatives from 63 companies and governments from both countries attended the meeting. They exchanged views on various issues related to joint investment projects, experience sharing, and discussed ways to advance future cooperation.

Kirill Dmitriev, Co-chairman from Russian side, CEO of RDIF, said:
"This meeting was very important – we discussed lucrative projects and existing barriers to their development. Projects were divided into four major groups to ensure more focused work. Those are metals and mining, infrastructure, agriculture and forestry, and general industries along with other sectors. We would like to thank our Chinese colleagues for organizing such a high-quality event."


Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) was established in 2011 to make equity co-investments, primarily in Russia alongside reputable international financial and strategic investors. RDIF acts as a catalyst for direct investment in the Russian economy. Based in Moscow, RDIF’s management company is a 100% subsidiary of Vnesheconombank. Further information at rdif.ru/Eng_Index/

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