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Structural Features of Investment Activity in the Wake of the Pandemic

Olga I. Izryadnova – Head of Structural Policy Department of the Gaidar Institute; Leading Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Candidate of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nadezhda P. Volovik – Head of Foreign Trade Department of the Gaidar Institute; Senior Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Anastasia A Lavrishcheva – Doktorand of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fixed investments in H1 2020 amounted to 96% relative to the corresponding period of the previous year. The trends towards increased share in own funds and increased role of budget funds in financing the investment programs have gained momentum in the sources of investment funding.

Dynamics of fixed investments of major companied in January-June 2020 was determined by the positive trends observed in the manufacturing industry and in the sector of essential services—healthcare and education amid sharp drop in fixed investments in the mining sector and transport complex.

Key words: investments, fixed investments, sources of investment financing, structure of investments, investments across types of economic activity, investments in the regional context, pandemic.