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IRKUT CORPORATION WAS AWARDED WITH DIPLOMA AS THE BEST RUSSIAN EXPORTER IN AIRCRAFT BUILDING NOMINATION
01/072010

The awarding ceremony for the title “The best Russian Exporter 2009” was held on the 1st of July in Moscow. The contest is held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade to support export of industrial products. Winners are determined using the method developed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on the basis of enterprises’ consolidated reports of export.

During the ceremony JSC “IRKUT Corporation” was awarded with the diploma as “the best Russian exporter” in aircraft building nomination for the second time in a row.

The award was taken by the vice-president of IRKUT Corporation – Head of department of external relations and communications with governmental authorities Vladimir Valkov.

President of JSC “IRKUT Corporation” Oleg Demchenko said: “In the coming years we will increase exports of Su-30MK and Yak-130. The steady growth in revenues due to export of aircraft allows IRKUT Corporation to realize the main perspective project of Russian aircraft industry – MC-21 mainline passenger aircraft”.

 

JSC “IRKUT Corporation” is a vertically integrated enterprise providing the full spectrum of aircraft design, manufacture, sales and after-sale support for a wide range of military and civil aircraft.

 IRKUT takes the leading position in the Russian aircraft manufacturing. The order book of IRKUT as at the beginning of 2010 makes $3.4 billion. Further growth of orders is expected. In March Algeria has ordered an additional part of Su-30MK combat aircraft. In June the Cabinet of Ministers of India approved the purchase of additional part of Su-30MK combat aircraft worth of 3.3 billion US $.

As a result in 2009 revenues defined by the International Financial Reporting Standards has exceeded 1.3 billion US $. For the last 5 years company’s revenues doubled due to increasing of export of Su-30MK Multi-Role Fighter.  

Since 2000, the authoritative U.S. military weekly Defense News includes corporation in the top list of 100 biggest defense contractors of the world. According to the results in 2009 IRKUT took 55th place in the top list of Defense News.
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