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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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Airbus-Bombardier deal complicates jet dispute

Airbus added a twist to a U.S.-Canada trade dispute by announcing a plan to partner up with Bombardier, the Boeing Co.’s Canadian rival. The plan calls for Airbus to take on a majority stake in Bombardier’s C Series line of … Continue reading

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U.S. officials slap 220% tariff on Canadian jets

The U.S. Commerce Department today issued a preliminary finding that Canada’s Bombardier aircraft company was getting unfair subsidies for its CSeries jets — and laid out a plan that would more than triple the cost of the jets being bought … Continue reading

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