Leading investors with more than $15 trillion of assets under management participated in the meeting.
RDIF presented 25 pharmaceutical companies that have partnered with the Fund for production of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in 14 countries
Presidents of Serbia and Argentina officially launched Sputnik V production at facilities in their countries
SAINT PETERSBURG, June 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Russian President Vladimir Putin and representatives of the investment community took part in the traditional meeting of The Russian Direct Investment Fund’s (RDIF, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund) International Advisory Board (IAB) held at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
More than 30 investors from 17 countries with over $15 trillion of assets under management took part in the Board’s meeting. Participants discussed key issues of international partnership needed to ensure an investment breakthrough in the Russian economy and implementation of high-tech projects in priority areas (healthcare, infrastructure, industrial production, etc.). The coronavirus pandemic, the key topic on the global agenda, was also touched upon during the IAB meeting.
The official start of industrial production of Sputnik V, the world’s first registered vaccine against coronavirus, at facilities in Argentina and Serbia became the highlight event of the meeting with President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of Argentina