Foreign Investors May Start Investing In Russia's National Projects In 2019 - RDIF

Sputnik, 06.06.2019

ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik - 06th June, 2019) Foreign investors are showing interest in Russia's national projects, the investments may take place as early as this year, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) told reporters following a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and foreign investors on Thursday.

"The investors confirmed their interest in investing together with the RDIF in Russian national projects, many investors named specific national projects, such as Healthcare, and the specific projects they plan to implement," Dmitriev said on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

"Certainly, we are talking about this year," he stressed, answering the question of when investments may take place.