National Welfare Fund
|Russian Federation||US$ 88 Billion|
Transparency Rating: 5
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Firm Investment Style: Mixed
Entity Structure: Fund
Population Est.: 143.3 million – 2012
With just $32 Billion starting out, the fund could dramatically rise in if Oil Prices continue to rise. The main purpose of the fund is for the guarantee of the voluntary pensions of the citizens. In addition, to help balance the budget of the Pension Fund for the Russian Federation.
The fund is managed by the Russian Ministry of Finance. The fund has the ability to lend money to Russian banks. Furthermore the Fund is to serve as an important tool for absorbing excessive liquidity, reducing inflationary pressure and insulating the economy from volatility of oil & gas export earnings. This fund will be allowed to invest in riskier assets, such as corporate bonds and possibly equities.
Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation
109097, Moscow, Ilinka Str. 9
Tel: +7 (495) 987-93-72
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