The Chinese C919 passenger jet has been promoted as a rival to planes made by Boeing and Airbus. Photo: Reuters The Chinese C919 passenger jet has been promoted as a rival to planes made by Boeing and Airbus. Photo: Reuters
The Chinese C919 passenger jet has been promoted as a rival to planes made by Boeing and Airbus. Photo: Reuters
China economy

China’s state-driven economic model may be limiting investment in aviation industry

  • China has ambitious plans to develop the industry, but state subsidies and its insistence on joint ventures are deterring Western firms
  • Growing concerns about technology transfers and intellectual property theft are also curbing foreign investment in the sector

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The Chinese C919 passenger jet has been promoted as a rival to planes made by Boeing and Airbus. Photo: Reuters The Chinese C919 passenger jet has been promoted as a rival to planes made by Boeing and Airbus. Photo: Reuters
The Chinese C919 passenger jet has been promoted as a rival to planes made by Boeing and Airbus. Photo: Reuters
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