French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan leave the Arc de Triomphe monument after a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Paris on Monday. Photo: Reuters
French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan leave the Arc de Triomphe monument after a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Paris on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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Blow to Boeing: China to buy hundreds of Airbus jets, in mammoth US$35 billion deal sealed on Xi Jinping’s France visit

  • China will buy 290 A320 planes and 10 of the larger A350s in the long-awaited contract
  • The A320 is the chief rival to Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX

French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan leave the Arc de Triomphe monument after a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Paris on Monday. Photo: Reuters
French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan leave the Arc de Triomphe monument after a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Paris on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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