30 Jun 2010 16:58


ZHUKOVSKY, near Moscow. June 30 (Interfax-AVN) - Russian exporters have been increasing their portfolio of orders for arms exports, Federal Military-Technical Cooperation Service Director Mikhail Dmitriyev said.

"The portfolio of orders has topped $42 billion," Dmitriyev told Interfax-AVN on Wednesday at an international engineering forum in the town of Zhukovsky outside Moscow.

The portfolio only includes signed contracts, he said.

"Contracts being negotiated are not included," Dmitriyev said.