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Ukraine's space industry exports up 8.1% in 2017

IANS  |  Kiev 

Ukraine's space industry exports rose by 8.1 per cent last year to $89.1 million, reported on Tuesday, citing a press release of the (SSAU).

The exports have risen due to the increased supplies of goods to the (EU) countries and the US, quoted the as saying.

Last year, Ukrainian space industry enterprises participated in Land Launch programme, producing components for the EU's "Vega" and the US "Antares" launch systems, according to the release.

Overall, Ukrainian space industry enterprises have earned a total of $180 million in 2017 from selling their goods on domestic and markets, the said.

The SSAU unites 24 enterprises from various sectors of Ukraine's space industry.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 02:50 IST
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