MILAN, June 11 Italian state controlled defence
group Finmeccanica said on Wednesday it had signed two
agreements with China for possible deals in the helicopters and
rail signalling sectors.
The first agreement could lead to the supply of 50
helicopters manufactured by its AgustaWestland unit to China in
the next five years, it said in a statement.
The second deal concerns a memorandum of understanding
between Finmeccanica unit Ansaldo STS for the supply of
rail signalling systems to United Mechanical and Electrical
The deals were signed in Beijing by Finmeccanica's new Chief
Executive Mauro Moretti at the presence of Italian Prime
Minister Matteo Renzi and Chinese premier Li Keqiang.
(Reporting by Danilo Masoni)