On August 30, 2016, Antonov Company included into Ukroboronprom SC and Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC) signed a cooperation agreement on the AN-225 programme.
In such way, the parties expressed their intensions as for long-term cooperation.
The first stage of this interaction consists in construction of the second modernized AN-225 Mriya at Antonov Company and delivery of this aircraft to AICC.
The second stage [is the] organization of the joint series production of the AN-225 in China under licence of Antonov Company. Both stages will be realized in accordance with proper contracts.