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    The sum of the contracts concluded within the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in the Russian city of Zhukovsky is estimated at 400 billion rubles ($6,7 billion), according to the press service of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The sum of the contracts concluded within the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in the Russian city of Zhukovsky is estimated at 400 billion rubles ($6,7 billion), the press service of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade said on Sunday.

    "The total sum of contracts and agreements of intent is estimated at 400 billion rubles," the statement said.

    The largest deals of the international salon became a contract for the supply of 20 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft to Russia's Aeroflot company and a leasing contract of 16 MC-21 airplanes by Russian carrier Red Wings Airlines, according to the statement.

    The International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in the Moscow region kicked off on Tuesday and ended its work on Sunday. A total of 880 companies from 36 countries took part in this year's edition, with nearly 500,000 visitors.


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