• The share of Russian arms exports exceeded 4 percent

  • Military products (MPP) is 4.2 percent in the cost structure of the Russian export. About it TASS said Sergei Kornev, head of the Rosoboronexport delegation at MAKS Airshow China 2016.

    "According to the Federal customs service, in 2015 the total export of the Russian Federation amounted 345,9 billion dollars. The share of military products amounted to 4.2 percent, and the total share of exports of machinery and equipment, including weapons exported, 6%," — said Kornev.

    Kornev said that Russian weapons — high-tech products with high added value, competing directly with similar products of developed countries.

    Sales of Russian arms abroad has stabilized in recent years at the level of $ 15 billion per year. Of these, 13 billion — through the "Rosoboronexport" and the rest of the money earned by the producers, have received permission to independent delivery of spare parts and provision of services for maintenance and repair of previously sold equipment.

    Similar indicators are maintained since 2012. Up to that moment was a strong revenue growth — from 2.5- $ 3.5 billion in 1990-ies.

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