Boeing's China plant to start operations in December

U.S. | 5/28/2018 | Reuters Editorial
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) will start operations at its 737 completion plant in China next month and Air China (601111.SS) (0753.HK) will take delivery of the first plane produced there, the U.S. planemaker said on Friday.

Boeing invested $33 million last year in a joint venture with the Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) to oversee the plant, taking a majority stake. The plant, in the eastern city of Zhoushan, will install interiors and paint liveries.

Boeing - Comments - Media - Outlets - Friday

Boeing’s comments were first reported by Chinese media outlets on Friday after a media visit to the plant, and confirmed by a company spokesman.

State-backed ThePaper.cn quoted Boeing China President John Bruns as saying that the factory will deliver only one aircraft in 2018...
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