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Boeing and Embraer forge $4.75B jet venture

After months of negotiations, Boeing and Brazilian jetmaker Embraer today announced a tentative agreement to form a $4.75 billion joint venture that would bring Embraer’s small-size commercial aircraft operations firmly into Boeing’s fold. The arrangement is a strategic parry to last … Continue reading

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WTO ruling opens the way for tariffs (or talks)

The World Trade Organization today issued its final report in a long-running dispute over subsidies for Airbus jets, potentially clearing the way for the U.S. to levy harsh tariffs on European imports. It’s more likely, however, that U.S. and European officials will … Continue reading

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China hits back on tariffs, and Boeing weighs in

China took less than 24 hours to respond to proposed U.S. tariffs with a 106-item list of its own that could affect $50 billion worth of U.S. imports, potentially including some of Boeing’s 737 airplanes. The impact on Boeing isn’t yet clear, and the … Continue reading

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U.S. proposes tariffs on $50B in Chinese imports

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative today rolled out a list of $50 billion worth of Chinese-made goods that could be hit by import tariffs, marking the latest volley in what some fear could turn into a trade war. The items … Continue reading

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U.S. trade panel bats down Bombardier jet tariff

Canadian airplane maker Bombardier scored an unexpected victory today over Boeing when the U.S. International Trade Commission unanimously rejected a plan to levy a 292 percent tariff on the company’s U.S. sales. In a statement, the commission said it determined that U.S. industry … Continue reading

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Boeing-Embraer talks add a twist to trade battle

Boeing and Embraer, a Brazilian regional-jet manufacturer, today confirmed that they’re discussing a “potential combination” in the wake of a Wall Street Journal report suggesting that Boeing was looking into acquiring the company, Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Boeing vs. Bombardier battle enters next phase

The U.S. Commerce Department says its tariffs on imported Canadian jets will add up to 292.21 percent, marking another escalation in a trade battle involving Boeing and Canada’s Bombardier. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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