China, Russia agree to co-operate in development of gas turbines

20 June 2017

China's Harbin Turbine Company (HTC) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Russia's United Engine Corporation (UEC) for the supply, production, and development of small- and medium-sized industrial gas-turbine units that could potentially also be used to power naval ships.

The deal was signed on 16 June during the fourth China-Russia Expo, which was held in Harbin, the capital of China's northeastern Heilongjiang Province, according to a 16 June statement issued by UEC.

As part of the agreement UEC and HTC will co-operate in the licensed production in China of 16 MW gas-turbine power units based on Russia's GTU-16 gas turbines.

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