RDIF launches Russia-APEC information portal

Press release, 17.11.2015

Moscow, 17 November 2015– The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has launched a new online information portal, “Russia-APEC” (http://www.russia-pacific.com), which will provide data and analytics support for Russia and member-states of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC). The portal will facilitate economic integration and promote mutually beneficial cooperation across these regions. The portal is a joint project between RDIF and the Government Commission on Economic Development and Integration and was created as part of Kirill Dmitriev’s (CEO of RDIF) Chairmanship in the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).

The Russia-APEC portal is the most comprehensive database of information and reference materials on APEC member-states. The website’s target audience is Russian companies doing business with countries in the region, exporting goods and entering APEC member-states markets.

The portal’s unique tools provide a comprehensive view of the economies, legislation, current news, key markets and companies in the region through one resource. Users can also find details of events, which might be of interest to representatives of the Russian businesses. The portal is structured as a database allowing companies to search for potential markets.

Russian companies can familiarize themselves with standard business practices in APEC economies and the support programs for international cooperation and investment. Users have access to regulatory documents, statistics, and key indicators for market conditions. Market reviews are categorized by country and industry. Information on APEC events are also available on the portal, as well as contact information for the trade offices and non-profit organizations providing support for Russian companies abroad.

 

Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the Russian Chair of ABAC, said:

“Since 2015, RDIF has been actively involved in a program to support medium-sized companies with the potential for non-oil exports. In this regard, one of the aims of the portal is to provide relevant information to businesses planning export activities and analytics support for those companies taking their first steps in this field.”

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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. RDIF’s management company is based in Moscow. Further information at www.rdif.ru

Media contacts: 
Maria Medvedeva 
Russian Direct Investment Fund 
Director, Media Relations Department 
Tel: +7 495 644 34 14, ext. 2141 
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