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020111_WTO_Boeing - W.T.O Is Said to Affirm That Boeing...

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W.T.O. Is Said to Affirm That Boeing Received Improper Subsidies ... W.T.O. Is Said to Affirm That Boeing Got Improper Subsidies ... the World Trade Organization ruled on Monday that Boeing had received up to ... The confidential ruling affirmed the W.T.O's interim findings in September ... February 1, 2011 - By NICOLA CLARK and CHRISTOPHER DREW - Business Day W.T.O. Is Said to Affirm That Boeing Got Improper Subsidies By NICOLA CLARK and CHRISTOPHER DREW New York Times, 02/01/11 PARIS — A panel at the World Trade Organization ruled on Monday that Boeing had received up to $5 billion in improper subsidies for its 787 Dreamliner and other jets, giving it an unfair advantage against its European rival, Airbus , European officials said. The confidential ruling affirmed the W.T.O’s interim findings in September in response to a longstanding complaint by Europe over United States government support of Boeing, officials briefed on the decision said. The panel’s ruling came just weeks ahead of an expected decision by the Pentagon on a $35 billion contract to supply the Air Force with aerial refueling tankers. Airbus said it expected the final W.T.O. report to say that Boeing would not have been able to start the Dreamliner project without illegal subsidies. But Boeing responded that it would have built the plane just
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