Blow to Boeing: China to buy hundreds of Airbus jets, in mammoth US$35 billion deal sealed on Xi Jinping’s France visit

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Blow to Boeing: China to buy hundreds of Airbus jets, in mammoth US$35 billion deal sealed on Xi Jinping’s France visit

Airbus SE secured a US$35 billion jet deal from China during a state visit by President Xi Jinping to the French capital, dealing a fresh blow to Boeing Co as it grapples with the grounding of its bestselling jet.It was among 15 business contracts between China and France that were signed on Monday, including a €1 billion (US$1.1 billion) contract for EDF to build an offshore wind farm in China, the French presidency said.The mammoth Airbus order included 290 A320-series narrow-body planes and…

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