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Russian Railways May Open a Representative Office in Cuba

Russian Railways May Open a Representative Office in Cuba

Cooperation wtih Cuba in the transport sector is strategic, according to the statement issued by the Russian Ministry of Transport’s press centre following the meeting of State Secretary and Deputy Minister Dmitry Zverev with the First Deputy Minister of Transportation of the Latin American Republic Marta Rivero. The parties noted the progress achieved by Russian…

Transmashholding expands its operations in Argentina

Transmashholding expands its operations in Argentina

All the major players in the Argentinian railway market are now customers of TMH-Argentina(a subsidiary of Transmashholding), according to a recent report by TASS, which cites the company’s president Tibo Desterak. According to him, this was achieved after three private railway cargo carriers had signed cooperation agreements with TMH-Argentina. In October, the company also got…

Russia and Argentina expand cooperation in the oil and gas sector

Russia and Argentina expand cooperation in the oil and gas sector

The largest shale oil field in Argentina Vaca Muerta plans to use machinery and equipment manufactured in Russia, RIA Novosti reports. In addition to supplies, the launch of joint industrial capacities in the Latin American country is also under negotiation. Last month, a business mission of Argentinean companies was held in Moscow to discuss the…

Plans to increase tequila deliveries to the Russian market

Plans to increase tequila deliveries to the Russian market

After the 2014 crisis the Russian Federation lost its place among the leaders in tequila consumption; the peak consumption volume, seven years ago, reached 2 mln liters per year, while in 2015 it fell to 500,000 liters. Ramon Gonzalez Figueroa, the General Director of the Mexican Tequila Regulatory Council, told RIA Novosti that in his…

Asia and Latin America to receive new helicopter engines

Asia and Latin America to receive new helicopter engines

As reported by press center of the St. Petersburg branch of United Engine Corporation (a member of Rostech), ODK Klimov (a Russian engine building enterprise) plans to validate a VK-2500PS-03 engine type certificate in China, South Korea, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, as well as expand the network of service centers. The VK-2500PS-03 engine type certificate…

Cuba expands its fleet of Russian-made rolling stock

Cuba expands its fleet of Russian-made rolling stock

As part of the renewal of the Cuban railway fleet, Russian companies supplied 841 freight cars and 53 locomotives to a state-owned enterprise Ferrocarriles de Cuba, RIA Novosti has reported, citing the first deputy head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation Sergey Prohodko’s announcement. In particular, RM Retail supplied railcars and Sinara Transport…

Cuba Plans to Sell Goods and Services to Russia

Cuba Plans to Sell Goods and Services to Russia

The government of Cuba is planning to fix the sharp imbalance in their trade with Russia and increase the export of national goods and services to our country, according to RIA News, citing the Co-Chairman of the Russia-Cuba Committee, Vice Chairman of the Cuban Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas. This was officially declared by the…

Be-200 Amphibious Aircraft Has High Export Potential

Be-200 Amphibious Aircraft Has High Export Potential

As the United Aircraft Corporation reported on its website in the course of the air show at Le Bourget, the countries of Latin America and Southeast Asia are promising regions for promoting the Be-200. According to Yury Grudinin, Director General of IL PJSC, foreign customers are offered a complete solution, including a project for a…

First Deliveries of Birch Plywood to Argentina

First Deliveries of Birch Plywood to Argentina

Sveza (the city of Vologda) became the first company in Russia to start exporting birch plywood to Argentina, as vologdaregion.ru reported citing the press service of the manufacturer. Large-size laminated plywood, including those with a grid for slab formwork, was supplied from the Veliky Ustyug plant. According to the Company representative, it took about six…

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