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Boeing reaches deal with China on 300 aircraft worth $38 billion

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Boeing welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to its widebody commercial airplane factory and announced several agreements that will broaden and deepen mutually beneficial cooperation between Boeing and China.

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The agreements include orders and commitments for 300 Boeing narrowbody and widebody aircraft and expanded collaboration between Boeing and China's commercial aviation industry.

Together, Boeing and China committed to further advance development of China's commercial aviation industry and meet strategic business objectives for Boeing in the world's largest airplane market going forward.

President Xi, accompanied by Boeing executives, viewed final assembly lines for the 787 Dreamliner, 777 and 747-8, as well as aircraft components made by Chinese aviation suppliers.

The president also spoke with Boeing employees and the 787 chief pilot about their work on airplanes built for Chinese carriers.

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