BOE­ING PRE­DICTS CHINA WILL NEED 7,690 NEW JETS

USA TODAY International Edition - - MONEY -

U.S. aero­space gi­ant Boe­ing ex­pects China to buy 7,690 new air­planes in the next 20 years as de­mand in the leisure and busi­ness mar­kets ex­pands in the world’s most pop­u­lous na­tion. Boe­ing’s es­ti­mate was in­cluded in the com­pany’s “2018 China Cur­rent Mar­ket Out­look” that es­ti­mates fu­ture de­mand. The pro­jec­tion rep­re­sents a 6.2 per­cent in­crease over Boe­ing’s pro­jec­tion from 2017and at­tributes the growth to China’s boom­ing mid­dle class.

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