Russian Helicopters participated in the ‘Trade and industrial dialogue: Russia and Mexico’ forum
Mexico City, October 23, 2017
Russian Helicopters holding company (member of Rostec corporation) participated in the forum ‘Trade and Industrial Dialogue: Russia and Mexico’. Andrey Boginsky, General Director of the holding company has spoken at a plenary session ‘Russian hour. Russian helicopters for Latin America: market development reality and perspectives’.
The Head of Russian Helicopters outlined the company’s position in the international market, as well as its cooperation with the countries of Latin America and Caribbean regions, that run over 400 helicopters produced in Russia. He also spoke about the company’s intention to increase the share of civil rotorcraft in the total volume of exported aviation products. In particular, Andrey Boginsky mentioned a plan to certify the Ansat helicopter in Brazil, and conclude the first export contract for MI-171A2 before the end of this year.
“Mexico is one of the company’s key partners in Latin America and such events help us establish a direct connection with potential customers. At present, the discussion with our Mexican partners covers a range of promising projects, including delivery of the Ansat light helicopters, and after-sales service of the equipment purchased earlier”, noted Andrey Boginsky, General Director of the Russian Helicopters.
The company’s leader also took part in the meeting between Denis Manturov, the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, the Secretary of National Defense of Mexico, and visited the helicopter center of Mexico’s Secretariat of Defense.
In the nearest time, the management of Russian Helicopters together with the delegation of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation will leave for Bogota where they are scheduled to hold a series of meetings and negotiations with users of the Russian machines.
Russian Helicopters, (part of State Corporation Rostec), is one of the global leaders in helicopter production and the only helicopter design and production powerhouse in Russia. Russian Helicopters was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Moscow. The company comprises five helicopter production facilities, two design bureaus, a spare parts production and repair facility, as well as an aftersale service branch responsible for maintenance and repair in Russia and all over the world. Its helicopters are popular among Russian ministries and state authorities (Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Emergency Control Ministry), operators (Gazpromavia, UTair), major Russian corporations. In 2014 its IFRS revenues increased 22,8% to RUB 169,8 billion. Deliveries reached 271 helicopters.
State Corporation Rostec is a Russian corporation founded in 2007 for the purpose of promoting the development, production and export of hi-tech civilian and military industry products. It comprises 700 organisations, nine of which have now been formed as holding companies of the military-industrial complex, five of them are involved in civil industries and 22 are directly controlled. Rostec’s portfolio includes recognised brands such as Avtovaz, Kamaz, Russian Helicopters, and VSMPO-AVISMA. Rostec’s organisations are located in 60 constituent entities of the Russian Federation and supply their products to the markets of more than 70 countries. The revenue of Rostec in 2014 amounted to RUB 964.5 billion. The tax deductions into the treasuries at all levels exceeded RUB 147.8 billion.
Source: Russian Helicopters communication team