Boeing’s new CEO makes US-China deal announcement

Incoming Boeing president and CEO Dave Calhoun issued the following statement regarding the announcement of a US-China trade deal.

He wrote: “Boeing has a long-standing partnership with China that spans nearly 50 years. We’re proud that Boeing airplanes will continue to be a part of this valued relationship, one that has fuelled aerospace innovation and sustained manufacturing jobs.

“Boeing applauds Presidents Trump and Xi as well as Vice Premier Liu, secretary Mnuchin and Ambassador Lighthizer for their leadership in building a fair and mutually-beneficial trading relationship between the United States and China.”