26 November 2016
Fu Zhiheng, Vice-President of Great Wall Industry, said on the sidelines of the Symposium on Space International Cooperation Promoting Economic and Social Development of Developing Country that Chinese satellites have become popular among developing countries for two reasons: First, they are as reliable as Western models; and second, Great Wall Industry is able to provide solution packages to developing countries covering design, launch, operation and training.
"In addition to traditional clients, we pay great attention to finding new customers. For instance, we are striving to tap the space market in the Middle East that is dominated by the United States and European firms," Fu said. "What I can tell you now is that we have made substantial progress in this region."
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