Egypt: media, Moscow will build nuclear plant

Contract worth 26 bil dollars, signing in January

28 December, 13:20

    (ANSAmed) - MOSCOW, DECEMBER 28 - Rosatom, the atomic Russian state power-house is ready to sign a contract worth 26 billion dollars to build a nuclear plant in Egypt with four productive units, a Rosatom source told Interfax.

    "The contract - said the source - has been drawn and will be signed in January".

    According to Interfax, Rosatom's ten-year portfolio orders, reached the 110 billion dollar mark.

    A net improvement considering that, at the end of 2014, it was worth 101.4 billion.

    If the contract with Egypt had been signed before the end of the year - added the source - the portfolio would have been worth almost 140 billion. The Russian giant's objective is to reach 160 billion dollars in orders within the next two years.

    Rosatom's export divisition grew 28% in only a year.

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