Vice Premier, Minister of Agriculture Alexei Gordeyev, paying a routine visit to Italy, met Saturday with top managers of Fiat company. Their negotiations featured the issue of bilateral cooperation in the sphere of agricultural machinery production, including a joint venture for producing tractors in the Ryazan Region. Italian delegation already visited the region in September; during that visit, industrial capacities of plants to be involved in the venture have been inspected. Besides, Russian Vice Premier visited a conveyor and an exhibition hall of Ferrari company where he was shown their last models.
First and foremost, it goes about the replacement of the French-Russian SaM146 engine with the Russian PD-8 aircraft engine