Knowledge@SMU

Authors

Knowledge@SMU

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

4-2007

Abstract

With its decision earlier this year to relaunch its large aircraft program, China has signaled its intent to challenge Boeing and Airbus SA’s dominant positions in the global market. On February 26, the Chinese government announced its approval of the program and a future company to operate it. The news is a strong signal that, despite unsuccessful efforts in the 1980s, China sees the benefits of developing large aircraft, including the impact this will have on other industries, such as machinery, electronics, metallurgy, chemicals, energy and IT. What are the driving forces for this program and what will the new venture look like? China Knowledge@Wharton interviewed experts for their opinions on the challenges that lie ahead.

Disciplines

Law

Copyright Owner and Holder

Copyright © Singapore Management University 2012

Article ID

1060

Subject(s)

Law and Public Policy

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Law Commons

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